Mark Lawrenson states prediction for Man United v Bournemouth

Mark Lawrenson is tipping Manchester United to ease to victory over Bournemouth on Sunday afternoon

Mark Lawrenson believes Manchester United will finish their Premier League season with a victory over Bournemouth at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

The Red Devils suffered a blow in their attempts to hoist themselves above Manchester City and into fourth place after Tuesday night’s 3-2 defeat by West Ham United in the last-ever game at Upton Park.

Louis van Gaal’s side are in fifth place in the Premier League table and two points behind the Citizens ahead of City’s trip to in-form Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on the last day of the season.

United must beat the Cherries at Old Trafford and hope Swansea do them a favour if the Red Devils are to secure their place in next season’s Champions League competition.

And Lawrenson believes the Red Devils will do their part against the Cherries at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

“The Cherries will not just be rolled over at Old Trafford, but I don’t see them stopping United from ending the season with a win,” Lawrenson told BBC Sport.

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United lost 2-1 to Bournemouth at Dean’s Court earlier this season.

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