Ratings: Anthony Martial MOTM in 1-1 draw at Wolves; Paul Pogba penalty miss costly, Daniel James played well


Manchester United draw 1-1 with Wolves at the Molineux on Monday evening. Anthony Martial scored his 50th goal for United in the first half of the game with Ruben Neves equalising ten minutes into the second half. Paul Pogba missed a penalty, which could have given United all three points, sending them to the summit of the Premier League.

There was some good moments in the game with Harry Maguire looking solid at the back, although he made a mistake which was not costly, but could have been redeeming himself minutes later with a clearance. Marcus Rashford and Martial seem to be at the top of their game at the start of the season. Aaron Wan-Bissaka is a great signing, showing his worth many times against Wolves.

Paul Pogba will be unhappy with himself because of his penalty miss, which could have meant all three points for United and them sitting at the top of the Premier League table level on points with Liverpool. However, they have four points after a win and a draw, a four goal difference (positive) and some good football played so far.

Man of the Match: Anthony Martial

The Frenchman seems to be happy at United gayer being reunited with his old shirt, the Manchester United number nine. Two goals scored so far this season, four points in the bag, a win and a draw and Crystal Palace at the Theatre of Dreams on the horizon. Martial, aided by Rashford will be looking to provide the goals for United this season.

Manchester United

1 David De Gea

The Spanish number one had little to do in the first half with United having the majority of the ball in Wolves' area. When he needed to be aware of a rare Wolves attack, he was. De Gea conceded his first goal of the season in the 55th minute with Ruben Neves scoring from outside of the box, beating the Spaniard and finishing in the top right corner.


29 Aaron Wan-Bissaka

The right-back had another good game for United, marauding up the flank with aplomb. A £45 million outlay is nothing for the player Solskjaer has brought to the club. Booked for a shoulder barge late in the game, taking one for the team if you will.


2 Victor Lindelof

The Swede played well against Wolves, partnered by Maguire, who has ensured the defence has the ability and the confidence to get the better of their opposition. One goal conceded in the match will be something to look back on and learn but a point on the board, four in total is a positive.


5 Harry Maguire

The £80 million man has been a great addition to this United side. A good performance against Chelsea, a better performance against Wolves, nipping all that they had in the bud with clearance after clearance. This United defence has been improved so much by his arrival. Maguire could have caused a costly error with a poor pass back to De Gea, making up for it minutes later with a crucial clearance.


23 Luke Shaw

The left-back did well against Wolves, getting forward at times. He might need to put more effort into his game, but it is early days in the season. United will be seeking to do better at the Theatre of Dreams against Crystal Palace on Saturday.


39 Scott McTominay

The Scotland international played a good game against Wolves, putting in a lot of energy and helping his side aim to get the better in midfield. He is going a long way to becoming a player that Solskjaer will be happy with, as will the supporters who had written him off last season.


6 Paul Pogba

Played well against Wolves, aiming to influence the game, doing well in the first half. In the second, Wolves fired back, getting an equaliser. Pogba won a penalty after being tripped by Coady, seeing is saved by Patricio. He will not be happy with the penalty miss.


Ratings: Anthony Martial MOTM in 1-1 draw at Wolves; Paul Pogba penalty miss costly, Daniel James played well

The Welshman played well against Wolves, using his pace to break on the right, although the home side did all they could to thwart him. Booked for a dive but still tried to get the better of his man. The Welshman kept trying throughout the match until he was replaced by Greenwood in the last minute of the match.


14 Jesse Lingard

The attacking midfielder played in the number ten role and did a lot in the first half of the match. With Wolves pressuring from the start of the second half, Lingard looked fatigued and he was replaced in the 81st minute by Mata. He did well and showed his ability at times.


10 Marcus Rashford

The England forward followed well from scoring twice against Chelsea last weekend, laying on the assist for Martial's opener against Wolves. Rashford played well, being replaced by Pereira in the last minute of the match.


9 Anthony Martial

Scored his 50th goal for Manchester United in the 27th minute, assisted by Rashford, thundering his effort high into the back of the net. AM9 is back to his goalscoring best, two goals in two matches.



8 Juan Mata

Replaced Lingard 81'. Had some involvement in the match and could have played a part in United finding the winner with his lofted pass in the final few minutes.


11 Mason Greenwood

Replaced James 89'. Was not on the pitch long enough to get a grasp on the game.


15 Andreas Pereira

Replaced Rashford 89'. Came on too late to get stuck into the game.


Goals: Ruben Neves 55′; Anthony Martial 27′

Assists: Joao Moutinho 55′; Marcus Rashford 27′

Manchester United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Pogba; James (Greenwood 89′), Lingard (Mata 81′), Rashford (Pereira 89′); Martial

Substitutes Not Used: Romero; Young, Tuanzebe; Matic

Bookings: Ruben Neves 51′, Ryan Bennett 67′; Daniel James 24′, Aaron Wan-Bissaka 84′

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