The opening goalscorers for Manchester United in the last 10 seasons

The opening goalscorers for Manchester United in the last 10 seasons

Portuguese star Bruno Fernandes has joined the list of players who scored the opening goals for Manchester United in the Premier League.

And this is in recent seasons, after he scored the first goal for the Red Devils in a 5-1 victory over Leeds United in the confrontation that took place between them yesterday, Saturday, at Old Trafford, in the first round of the Premier League for the new season 2021/2022.

Midfielder Bruno Fernandes scored the first goal for Manchester United with a superb pass and was alone with the Leeds United goalkeeper and hit it to his right in the 30th minute of the first half.

Below is the list of Manchester United’s opening scorers in the Premier League in the last 10 seasons:

2011/12 season – Wayne Rooney – scored the first goal in the 13th minute in a 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion.

2012/13 season – no one scored as United lost 1-0 to Everton

2013/2014 season Robin van Persie opened United’s goals in the season in the 34th minute against Swansea City with a 4-1 victory.

2014/2015 season – Wayne Rooney – Swansea City scored in the 53rd minute with a 2-1 loss.

2015/2016 season – Kyle Walker – United beat Tottenham Hotspur with an own goal from the Tottenham defender.

2016/2017 season – Juan Mata – The Spanish veteran opened the scoring at Bournemouth in the 40th minute during United’s 3-1 victory.

2017/2018 season – Romelu Lukaku – waited until the 33rd minute to open the scoring for the hosts against West Ham in the match that ended 4-0.

2018/2019 season – Paul Pogba – opened the scoring in the third minute of the confrontation that ended with United’s 2-1 victory over Leicester City.

2019/2020 season – Marcus Rashford opened the scoring for the Red Devils in the 18th minute against Chelsea.

The 2020/2021 season – Van de Beek – opened the scoring against his guest Crystal Palace in the 80th minute.

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