Man of the Match: Tottenham vs Manchester United (Premier League)

A win that was so immensely satisfying not just because United played superbly, particularly in the second half, or that United came from behind to win, but mostly due to the satisfaction of having won following the gross injustice of that disallowed first half  goal. The benchmark had been set earlier when Rashford was elbowed in the face in the penalty […]

Man of the Match: Granada vs Manchester United (Europa League)

A  clean sheet at Granada’s unfashionable 19,000 seater Los Carmenes stadium, and a two goal advantage to take to Old Trafford for the second leg. But few know that the Spanish side’s amazing rise to the top is nothing at all to do with splashing the cash.  In fact their most expensive signing in their […]

Man of the Match: Manchester United vs Brighton (Premier League)

Manchester United have now won each of their last six meetings with Brighton in all competitions. But in a lackluster opening 45 minutes, where United  failed to register a single shot on target, the Reds went behind,  Danny Welbeck scoring his 50th goal at the same end were thirteen years earlier he had scored his […]

Man of the Match: AC Milan vs Manchester United (Europa League)

Luke Shaw claimed Manchester United were “awful” and only reached the Europa League quarter-finals thanks to the intervention of “world class” substitute Paul Pogba. The Frenchman, who had missed the previous 10 games with a thigh injury made an instant impact after replacing Marcus Rashford at the break to score the crucial away goal as […]

Man of the Match: Manchester United vs AC Milan (Europa League)

United are installed as favorites to win the Europa League by the bookies, but you wouldn’t have bet on that yesterday. Milan had the ball in the net twice in the first half, though both chalked off by the VAR. United took the lead thanks to a splendid goal by newcomer Diallo but then skipper […]