Wayne Rooney’s testimonial ended in a stalemate with both Manchester United and Everton failing to find the back of the net.
It wasn’t the game many expected to see as both teams looked to have set up offensively before kick-off. However, as the game began it seemed like the two sides were content in keeping possession and hitting the opposition on the counter-attack. Despite a few half chances every now and then, the game provided very little entertainment for the neutral.
David de Gea: 6
Except for making the odd save here and there, the Manchester United keeper had very little to do all night
Antonio Valencia: 6
Looked impressive yet again playing at right full-back. It seems Mourinho has chosen the Ecuadorian as his first-choice in the position
Eric Bailly: 5.5
Wasn’t the best of home debuts for the new signing
Daley Blind: 6
Failed to mark his authority on the Everton strikers and was beaten to the ball time and again by Romelu Lukaku
Luke Shaw: 8
Has been outstanding all pre-season. Was probably the Man of the Match against Everton.
Michael Carrick: 4.5
His giveaway almost saw United concede an early goal. Apart from that, he seemed a bit slow to read the game.
Ander Herrera: 6.5
Has been one of the most used players by Mourinho in the off-season and looks set to be a regular once the season begins.
Jesse Lingard: 5.5
Played all over the pitch and often needed Valencia to cover up for him on the right flank.
Anthony Martial: 5
Looked isolated on the left and failed to affect the game when he was given the ball.
Wayne Rooney: 6.5
Linked up well with Ibrahimovic and looks set to be a regular number 10.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 7
Impressed on his club debut, but failed to register an attempt on target.
Top 3 substitutes
Matteo Darmian: 6
Came on for Valencia and put up a decent showing. It will be interesting to see who Mourinho’s preferred right-back is.
Juan Mata: 5.5
The Spaniard looked sharp after coming on and made a case for his role in the team. The next couple of weeks are key in shaping his Manchester United career.
Marcus Rashford: 6
Provided the much needed zest that the United attackers failed to provide. Good overall performance.
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