How Manchester United bosses performed in their first game since Alex Ferguson tenure


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How United bosses performed in their starting game since Sir Alex

  • Sir Alex Ferguson - Oxford (away) 0-2, 1986
  • David Moyes - Swansea (away) 4-1, 2013
  • Louis Van Gaal - Swansea (home) 1-2, 2014
  • Jose Mourinho - Bournemouth (away) 3-1, 2016
  • Ole Gunner Solskjaer - Cardiff (away) 5-1, 2019

Above is the bulleted list of managers that have been in charge of Manchester United since Sir Alex Ferguson. With time Eric ten Hag would join the list when he manage his first game in August.

Eric ten Hag will manage his first game in charge of Manchester United when Brighton visit Manchester United at Old Trafford on the 7th of August. The first game is actually important for him as everyone are in tension to know how the United team would fare Under the new Coach.

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The Tactics, Substitute, the starting XI would receive so much attention against Brighton. Below is a bit of how Manchester United Bosses have performed since Alex Ferguson.

Sir Alex Ferguson - Oxford (away) 0-2, 1986

Sir Alex Ferguson was appointed as replacement for Ron Atkinson, probably as his successor. Sir Alex Ferguson first game in charge of Man United wasn't actually a difficult task.

Goals from John Aldridge and Neil Slatter for Manchester United that day made it obvious to everyone the New man was really rebuilding.

Frank Stapleton came close to scoring as he hit the bar but no more goals was provided in the dungeons for the Boss.

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David Moyes - Swansea (away) 4-1, 2013

After so many years, a new manager was hired to replace sir Alex Ferguson, He's also a Scotsman. David Moyes in his first charge, he coached Manchester United to triumph in Wales and they defeated Swansea City 4-1.

Robin Van Persie and Danny Welbeck both overshadowed Wayne Rooney as they both found the back of the net twice each. That season didn't go as certainly planned for United.

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Louis Van Gaal - Swansea (Home) 1-2, 2014

Louis Van Gaal came in to manage Manchester United and he became the first Dutch boss to ever Coach the club. He actually had a sweet pre-season, a memorable one termed excellent.

But the expected Vibe fell flat at Old Trafford as Manchester United were beaten by Swansea it what was Van Gaal's first game of the new season.

The match was the first home defeat in a league opening match for the Club since 1972. At first, Ki Sung-yueng's goal was ruled to none by Wayne Rooney who equalises for United with an acrobatic finish.

A short while Manchester United could not old on anymore, they allowed Gylfi Sigurdsson put one passed them and it ended a win for Swansea.

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Jose Mourinho - Bournemouth (away) 3-1, 2016

The next manager, a Portuguese manager already won the community Shield defeating Leicester city at Wembley.

Then he made a sweet positive opening of the season as he trashes Bournemouth 3-1. Players like Juan Mata, Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic made it work excellently that day.

Juan Mata causing Panic in their defense got the opening goal, Rooney made it a double just before 30 minutes. Then finally Zlatan Ibrahimovic drilled in the 3rd goal sealing the victory for Manchester United.

Ole Gunner Solskjaer - Cardiff (away) 5-1, 2019

Ole (Manchester United tremble hero) actually took on as a temporary Coach at first but we would have this as his first game in charge as he was later made the permanent manager.

The match against Cardiff was a superb one, the first match Man United scored Five goals in a league match since Sir Alex's last fixture in charge of the club.

Jesse Lingard netted twice, Marcus Rashford with a free-kick in third-minute, Anthony Martial and Ander Herrera gave Man United a 3-1 lead, then Jesse Lingard scored a penalty and a late fifth goal.

The one [1] goal for Cardiff was scored by Victor Camarasa. Finally after Ole was made Permanent his first game was a 2-1 triumph over Watford in March 2019.

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