Man Utd vs LASK – Man of the Match

This was the first-ever competitive meeting between Linzer Athletik-Sport-Klub, commonly known as Linzer ASK or simply LASK and Manchester United. It was also LASK’s first encounter with an English team. Although LASK – set up 111 years ago – are ranked 103rd by UEFA with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side 93 places ahead of them in placings, LASK […]

Man Utd v Man City – Man of the Match – Manchester is Red!

So once again the bookmakers got it all wrong. How could United, playing at home, be 4.5 to 1 outsiders to beat City, when City had already lost twice against United this season, losing in the Premier League and League Cup? Was it was because United had lost their last three home games against Manchester […]

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 […]

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 […]

United Earn a Hard-Fought Point at Goodison to Retain 5th Spot

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1. Ole is doing a fantastic job at Old Trafford, no doubt about that. This United team has come on leaps and bounds over the last year or so, in each and every department. Goodison Park is a tough place to go and Carlo Ancelotti has got them playing well with some consistency. Despite falling […]

Man Utd v Club Brugge – Man of the Match

In past games when United have been, to put it kindly, poor, and with no player really making an impact, it had been difficult to decide which player, if any deserved the Man of the Match. Following yesterday’s Europa League Match, the same problem has arisen, but for a different reason. This being that all players played their […]

How Have United’s New Signings Settled In?

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It was a busy transfer window for United as they managed to bring in some much-needed fresh blood. Bruno Fernandes was the player that most United fans were excited to see make the move to the club, with many fans having hoped that the signing may have been completed last summer. However, the Portuguese has […]

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, […]

United Move to 5th Place After Beating the Hornets at Old Trafford

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1. United produced a good laboured performance against a Watford side that made it difficult for the United players with their pressing high up the field, particularly in the first half. Indeed, United had a couple of scary moments in the first 15 minutes, as they couldn’t get out with the ball from a packed […]

Club Brugge v Man Utd – Man of the Match

So Manchester United have emerged from Belgium with a crucial away goal despite a disappointing performance in dire weather conditions in the first leg of their Europa League round of 32 tie against Belgian side Club Brugge. United’s opponents are one of the most decorated clubs in Belgian football, the club have been crowned Belgian league champions 15 times, second […]