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 […]

VAR Pulls United Back in Six-Goal Thriller vs Sheffield United

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1. It’s always disappointing to concede in injury time and you lose two points. It’s even more disappointing when it appeared that the Sheffield United goal scorer had controlled the ball with his upper arm before hitting his shot. VAR decided that the goal could stand after a lengthy assessment. It could have been decided […]

Can Dean Henderson Realistically Challenge David De Gea Next Season?

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It has been an excellent start to the season for Dean Henderson. There was little doubt in the minds of most United fans that he would catch the eye for Sheffield United this season, and ahead of the upcoming clash with the Blades, we ask whether he could become the new number one choice at […]

Man Utd v Brighton: United Climb Up to 7th with Comfortable Win

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1. Difficult to highlight just three points from today’s game against Brighton at Old Trafford. The first one to underline has to be how devastating can United’s counterattack be.  With the trio of Rashford-Martial-James on top, United have shown the skill and quickness to tear apart teams on the counter.  The understanding between the three […]

Bournemouth v Man Utd: Solitary Goal by Josh King Halts United Run

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1. Losing at Bournemouth is not the biggest shock of the century. Anyone can lose points against the Cherries but the way this game started, it had another United win written all over it.  We seemed comfortable on the ball and creating openings in those first twenty minutes.  And even in the last twenty, we […]

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 […]

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

Frank Lampard was the manager who eliminated us from the Carabao Cup last season. A year later Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may not have beaten a full-strength Chelsea team, but his smile showed that even he might be starting to enjoy the ride again. Solskjaer has hopefully now shown he has the ability to do something […]

Norwich v Man Utd: Man of the Match

It had been eight months since United won a Premier League game on the road. Second-bottom Norwich have gone four games without victory; their last was that remarkable win over United’s rivals, City, in mid-September. They are still adapting to life in the top flight. In the end it was a comfortable 3–1 win for […]

Norwich v Man Utd: United Make It 2 Away Wins in 3 Days

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1. Let’s be positive to start with. There are no Premier League away fixtures which are easy, for anyone, let alone for a United team with a mixed start to the season.  But the performance by United at Carrow Road was exceptional particularly in the first half and such performance made it look easy.  United […]