Stats show Manchester United debutants made GREAT start to Old Trafford careers

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Manchester United fielded five debutants in their 1-0 win over Tottenham on Saturday.

Sergio Romero, Matteo Darmian, Morgan Schneiderlin, Memphis Depay, and Bastian Schweinsteiger all featured in the encounter, and all played their part in the victory. It was an important three points for the Red Devils, who suffered a poor start to the season last time round that took much of the campaign to recover from.

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This time round they are expected to challenge for the Premier League title by some, and will need their new additions to make up the big gap that was between them and Chelsea in May.

They started on the right track against Spurs, fitting seamlessly in to Louis van Gaal’s style of play. This was displayed by the impressively high pass success rates of the outfield quartet. With the Dutchman known for implementing a style of play that keeps the ball on the ground, this could be vital for the coming campaign…

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