"Gutted" - Dominic Solanke comments show how bad things are at Manchester United

Dominic Solanke scored for Bournemouth against UnitedDominic Solanke scored for Bournemouth against United
Dominic Solanke scored for Bournemouth against United
Man Utd drew 2-2 with AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday evening.

It is not so long ago that beating Manchester United was a seismic event in the history of a club. Now it is a realistic target for just about every Premier League team.

Bournemouth were delighted with the manner of their performance against Erik ten Hag's side yesterday, but also viewed it as a real missed opportunity given just how dominant they were.

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A brace from Bruno Fernandes cancelled out strikes from Dominic Solanke and Justin Kluivert, but it was another overall poor United performance in a season that has been full of them.

Speaking after the match, Bournemouth striker Solanke summed up the damning state United are in by admitting he and his side were disappointed not to beat them for the second time this season after they had already won 3-0 at Old Trafford.

"Going into the game we were confident. Knew it would be tough game but we told ourselves we had beat them once this season so knew we could do it again. We created a lot of chances and should've been two or three up but we didn't take the chances and the second half was a tight game.

"I haven't looked at it back (the penalty decision) but on the big screen it looked on the line so I think it could've been a penalty. Unlucky to not get it there and thought it would be our opportunity to go on and win it at the end.

"To beat United is something we'd love to do, it would've been a good chance to win it at the end so the boys are obviously a bit gutted about that."

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