Red Devils are speed devils
Thanks to the breathtaking speed on the counter which proved too much for the Hammers backline, Manchester United blitzed West Ham away 4-0 in their opening match of the 2017/18 season.
Marcus Rashford terrorized the opposing right-back at every opportunity, while Romelu Lukaku gave a glimpse of his prowess in front of the goal by scoring a brace.
This graphic released by Sportsmail highlighted United’s pace in attack with 3 players featuring in the top speed merchants of the Premier League opening day.
It was no surprise to see Rashford and Lukaku make the top seeds joined by Paul Pogba, who himself ran the show from the centre of the park. A majestic display of strength and speed, the Frenchman clocked a top speed of 21.5 mph.
A kind of performance which can strike fear in the hearts of their opponents, the Red Devil fans are surely in for some outstanding counter attacking football this season.
Check out the speed graphic (via @FourFourJordan) below –