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 […]

Arsenal v Manchester United: Man of the Match

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‘Two steps forward, one step backwards’. So reported the TV commentator at the end of United’s match with Arsenal. Although United had won their first league game of the year in each of the last four consecutive years, no team had won more Premier League games on New Year’s Day than Arsenal. This win now […]

Is Erling Braut Haaland Joining the Red Devils?

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Manchester United fans may feel like all their Christmases have come at once if the recent reports are to be believed, and Erling Braut Haaland joins the club. It would appear that United are the clear front-runners, with Sky Sports also reporting that the Norwegian striker has jetted into Manchester on Friday morning for talks. […]

Time to Drop De Gea

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If I had to ask somebody, how it feels to be on a rollercoaster, most of my questions would be targeted to Manchester United fans since it is almost impossible to describe how the team can go from such encouraging performances against Chelsea, Leicester, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City to the mediocrity we see week […]

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 vs AZ Alkmaar: Man of the Match

All credit to the Academy youngsters who repaid the faith put in them by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Taunzebe. Greenwood. Williams. Garner. Chong. Laird. Man of the match has to go to young Mason Greenwood, only 18 years of age, having become Man Utd’s youngest-ever scorer of a double in Europe with two goals. His fine, […]

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 […]

Man Utd vs Tottenham Hotspur: Man of the Match

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So finally we have a match that had a clear United Man of the Match. Marcus Rashford not only scored a great first half goal, but also started and completed the move that led to him being fouled by Sissoko that led to the penalty which he himself converted. The Mancunian striker also curled a […]

Rashford Steals The Show As United Get Back to Winning Ways vs Tottenham

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1. What a difference three days make. United played well against Spurs on Jose’s return to Old Trafford and deservedly took the three points. Some of our play was edge of the seat stuff as a front four of Lingard, James, Greenwood and a superb Rashford played some superb attacking football, particularly in the first […]

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. […]