Man of the Match: Manchester United vs West Ham (FA Cup)

A much changed United side, that eventually needed the big guns of Fernandes, McTominay, Cavani and Shaw, ultimately saw the Reds through to Thursday’s draw for the quarter finals of the FA Cup. United have now won their last nine home FA Cup matches, their joint-longest home winning run in the competition, equaling their nine […]

Man of the Match: Man Utd vs Liverpool (FA Cup 4th Round)

United’s victory over Liverpool is more than just a passage to the 5th round of the FA Cup (versus West Ham, at Old Trafford, next month). The victory first of all underlines United’s progress under Solskjaer. It underlines the fact that United are leaders in the Premier League table not by any coincidence. And that […]

Man of the Match: Man Utd vs Watford (FA Cup)

When Scott McTominay, the Scotland midfielder, captaining his side for the first time, bounced a header into the roof of the net just five minutes into the third-round tie at Old Trafford, we all assumed that the floodgates would open and we would be in for a high score match. However ultimately that one goal […]

Chelsea vs Man Utd (FA Cup Semi-Final): Man of the Match

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From the high of watching Spurs beat Leicester City (had Spurs scored one more goal United would have climbed to 4th place, without even playing) to the low of missing out on a Wembley F.A. Cup Final. United were playing in their 30th FA Cup semi-final – no side has ever played in more. They […]

Norwich vs Man Utd (FA Cup): Man of the Match

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Over three months had passed since our fifth-round FA Cup tie against Derby County at Pride Park, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side faced the Canaries for a place in the semi-finals and, of course, another trip to Wembley Stadium. Man Utd were expected to breeze past Norwich. The Red Devils hadn’t lost a match in […]

Derby v Man Utd – Man of the Match

Derby had lost their previous eight FA Cup ties against Man Utd, the last meeting had been the third round in 2018. In fact the last time they beat the Red Devils in the competition was in the quarter-final of the 1896-97 campaign!. Derby were hoping that this time round they would progress, considering that […]

FA Cup: Man Utd v Wolves: Man of the Match

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Wolves failed to win the first tie at Molineux due to a VAR decision deciding that the ball had glanced off the arm of Doherty before finding itself in the net. Yesterday, at Old Trafford, United once again were favoured by VAR when a Wolves goal was ruled out after once again as it had […]