Manchester United 0-3 Bournemouth: Three takeaways from another defeat at Old Trafford

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Manchester United suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat at Old Trafford to AFC Bournemouth for the first time in their history as the team were booed off at full time under miserable weather condiditions.

For all the talk of a turnaround or a change in fortunes after United were able to play well and beat Chelsea in midweek, all that seems a distant memory after suffering defeat to a Bournemouth side who, for all their praise of how well they are recently playing under Iraola, are still labouring towards the bottom of the league table.

Perhaps this result is in keeping with United this season: providing a false dawn of hope before inevitably seeing the foundations they reset for their season crashing back down again. Putting in a strong showing against Crystal Palace in the League Cup only to lose at home a few days later, beating Copenhagen in the UEFA Champions League only to be brushed aside by their city rivals at home and recording a solid away win at a raucous Goodison Park before their meltdown against Galatasaray.

Here are three takeaways from yet another sombre night for the Red Devils: