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 […]

Man City v Man Utd – Man of the Match

So near yet so far. Wembley Stadium that is. United faced an uphill battle to reach the Carabao Cup showpiece at Wembley in March after their chastening 3-1 home defeat to Pep Guardiola’s men in the semi-final first leg three weeks ago. Having so many injuries to top players certainly did not help. Paul Pogba and Scott […]

Man Utd v Burnley – Man of the Match

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With the TV cameras zooming in on the ‘few’ home fans that remained at full-time, many could be heard to voice their frustration at the final whistle. Following this 0 – 2 loss at home, former United midfielder Darren Fletcher commented, ”The chanting, the atmosphere really turned toxic for the first time. How long can […]

Carabao Cup – Man Utd v Man City: Man of the Match

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‘The worst we have played this season.’ So stated United boss Solskjaer after this first-leg loss at Old Trafford. In truth this match revealed the serious shortcomings of this United side, and City could have had many more before the break, Raheem Sterling being the main culprit. This even with Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus […]

Man City vs Man Utd: Man of the Match

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This superb away victory, while crushing City’s title hopes and all but extinguishing their dream of a third title in a row, gave United their first back-to-back wins of this season. Although the Title that United once routinely gripped is still far away, at least for this season, United have now moved up to 5th […]