Marouane Fellaini’s ninth goal of his Manchester United career was probably his ugliest on the eye.
Nevertheless, it was very welcome, as far as Louis van Gaal is concerned, because it drew the Red Devils level at Bournemouth, to cancel out a freakish opener from Junior Stanislas.
Fellaini’s determined effort came on 24 minutes at the Vitality Stadium.
After rising from his knees, the big Belgian bundled home close range to complete a move which had moments earlier seen Memphis Depay’s powerful volley spilled by Cherries goalkeeper Artur Boruc.
In setting up the goal via his parried shot, Depay picks up his first ever assist for United.