Everton v Man Utd – Man of the Match

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had labeled his side’s visit to Everton as a “defining” fixture in the club’s bid to return to the Champions League. Chelsea, in 4th place, had dropped two points on Saturday, and thus a United win would have narrowed the gap to just one point. In the end it […]

Man Utd v Watford – Man of the Match

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Manchester United beat Watford in style at Old Trafford today to bring the gap to fourth-place Chelsea back to only three points. United have now moved up to 5th place, leapfrogging Spurs and Sheffield United, who both lost points over the weekend. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made six changes following the midweek Europa League draw at Club Brugge, […]

Man Utd v Wolves – Man of the Match

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So it’s the third clean sheet in a row, all credit to our defence and to keeper David De Gea, who incidentally is now only the third goalkeeper – after 40 years – to have played 300 league games for United. However United’s failure to score means that not only are they still six points […]

Man Utd v Norwich City: Man of the Match

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This was Marcus Rashford’s 200th appearance for United and the 22 year old celebrated by scoring twice. The England striker now has 16 goals in his past 20 games for United, together with four assists, 19 goals in the season in total. Marcus must have been dreaming of a hat trick. No United player has […]

Man Utd v Colchester: Man of the Match

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Colchester United – lying in 9th place in Division 2 – were looking to become the first English side from outside the top-three tiers of English football to win away at Manchester United since Portsmouth in a January 1907 FA Cup first round replay – Pompey were then a non-league side. They had already eliminated […]

Man Utd v Aston Villa: Man of the Match

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So just like last weekend against Sheffield United, Manchester United fought back from behind – only to surrender their lead and draw. United knew that victory was vital if they were to keep their hopes of a top-four finish alive, especially with matches against Tottenham and Man City to come over the next seven days. […]

Astana vs Man Utd: Man of the Match

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So United have conceded the first goals in the competition, and thus suffered their first defeat. This result ended a run of 15 Europa League games without defeat for Manchester United. This, in spite of United having had superior possession, had more shots on goal, more corners, and played almost double the number of effective […]

Sheffield United v Man Utd: Man of the Match

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Sheffield United versus Manchester United is famous as the being the fixture to produce the first ever Premier league goal. Goals were also bountiful in today’s match. Regrettably our United came away with just one point. With Manchester United having now failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 12 top-flight away games, this […]

United Player of the Match: Man Utd vs Partizan

Having beaten Partizan Belgrade in Serbia, United supporters were not expecting any surprises, and they were proved right with United getting the three points that now  ensures qualification to the knock-out stage of the next round. AZ Alkmaara had played earlier and beaten Astana 5 – 0 to temporarily lead the group, so United knew […]

Bournemouth v Man Utd: Man of the Match

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side went into the game high on confidence following their win at Chelsea on Wednesday night, a result which has seen the club win their last three matches away from home in all competitions. With Marcus Rashford, Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof passing late fitness tests, to make the Manchester United line-up. We were all hopeful that […]