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Bournemouth stirker Murray: We fancied our chances against Man Utd

Bournemouth striker Glenn Murray has revealed that his side were confident ahead of the game against Manchester United after seeing the weak defensive lineup of their illustrious opponents.

Bournemouth claimed a shock 2-1 victory over giants United at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday and the result is arguably one of the greatest in the Cherries' history.

Despite the result surprising many, Murray has revealed that his side were confident heading into the game after being made aware of United's weak backline which consisted of the likes of young trio Guillermo Varela, Paddy McNair and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson.

Murray said: "When you see a back four like that, you almost have to fancy your chances. It's a very different United line-up to what we are used to over the years.

"So as soon as we have seen that, and obviously on the back of the confidence of last week - and they had a very difficult game in Europe this week - with all the factors, we really fancied ourselves."

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