Manchester United came from behind to soundly beat Bournemouth 5-2 during their match at Old Trafford. Third placed Leicester City comfortably beat Crystal Palace by 3-0.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 4, 2020
In the earlier match of the day, Brighton and Hove Albion recorded a 1-0 victory over relegation threatened Norwich City at Carrow Road.
In the first match of the day, Brighton absorbed pressure defensively and were clinical on the counter attack in their match against Norwich. Brighton scored a solitary goal through midfielder Leandro Trossard which proved to be the match winner.
Even a last minute attack by Norwich could not save them from a 1-0 loss to a determined Brighton and Hove Albion side.
There’s no doubt that Norwich are under pressure it was their fifth successive Premiership loss.
The visiting Bournemouth side was first to strike through winger Junior Stanislas against Manchester United. But United quickly cancelled the deficit through Mason Greenwood in the 29th minute.
A handball in Bournemouth’s box, forced the referee to point to the penalty sport. Red Devils striker Marcus Rashford made no mistake from the penalty spot to give the hosts the lead.
Rashford’s partner in crime Anthony Marcial scored a beautiful goal to extend United’s lead to 3-1.
United caused a penalty of their own in the second half and Bournemouth reduced the deficit to three goals to two. For a moment the visitors looked like they were mounting a comeback, only for United to stretch their lead to four two.
Bruno Fernandes scored the fifth and final goal to help his team win the match 5-2.
— United Goals ⚽️ (@UnitedGoals__) July 4, 2020