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Rooney: Our youngsters were great against Chelsea

Wayne Rooney has sung the praises of teenagers Luke Shaw and Paddy McNair following their excellent performance against Chelsea. He praised McNair for how well he handled Didier Drogba, who Jose Mourinho described as a “different animal”. Drogba only completed 13 passes over 90 minutes, with a dreadful accuracy of just 46%, so it would [...]

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LvG: We played Chelsea off the park

Louis van Gaal has spoken of his disappointment at leaving Stamford Bridge with no points, after battering the champions elect on their own ground. United enjoyed 70% possession and had more than double the attempts on goal of Chelsea, yet lost after Mike Dean failed to spot a foul by John Terry on Radamel Falcao [...]

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Rooney: We should have beaten Chelsea

Wayne Rooney has reflected on United’s defeat against Chelsea and claimed we should have won the game. United had 70% possession and more than double the shots the home side had, yet lost 1-0 after referee Mike Dean failed to spot John Terry’s foul on Radamel Falcao in their lead up to the goal. I [...]

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PICTURE: Andy Cole goes out with Giggs, Scholes and Butt after Chelsea game

PICTURE: Andy Cole goes out with Giggs, Scholes and Butt after Chelsea game

After United’s game against Chelsea, Andy Cold enjoyed a meal out with Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Gary Neville and Nicky Butt.

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Five key thoughts following Chelsea 1-0 United – Hazard the difference as Van Gaal’s men are unlucky in defeat

Manchester United fell to a 1-0 defeat to a sturdy Chelsea side, who moved one step closer to the Premier League title. It was a harsh defeat but the Red Devils will have learnt a massive lesson after failing to break down Jose Mourinho’s men. David De Gea’s main rival for PFA Player of the [...]

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LIVE BLOG: Chelsea vs United

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Chelsea vs United

De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, McNair, Shaw, Mata, Rooney, Herrera, Young, Fellaini, Falcao. Bench: Valdes, Blackett, Rafael, Di Maria, Januzaj, Pereira, Van Persie. Chelsea: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Matic, Oscar, Fabregas, Hazard, Drogba.

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RoM Reads

RoM Reads

Scott writes for ESPN about how and why De Gea will sign an extension this summer. Scott has written for The Metro about how Mourinho should regret selling Mata to us. The Independent interviews Danny Ings and discusses his future after strong links to a United transfer. The Mirror reports on Jose Mourinho’s claims that [...]

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VIDEO: Falcao needs another game like this against Chelsea today

With the injuries to Daley Blind, Michael Carrick, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones, rumours this morning suggest that Wayne Rooney will be moved back in to midfield and Radamel Falcao will start up front. If that’s the case, we could do with the Falcao of old returning, particularly the one that managed a first half [...]

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LvG: Mata will play against Chelsea

After being named Chelsea’s best player for the two years he was at the club, Jose Mourinho sold Juan Mata to Manchester a few months in to his second stint at the club. Chelsea fans were devastated but the manager believed that with Oscar in the squad, there was no need for Mata. United bit [...]

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Welbeck: It was weird playing against my team

Danny Welbeck has scored as many goals as Chris Smalling this season, but when he returned to Old Trafford with his new club, he scored and celebrated wildly. When you consider that Cristiano Ronaldo faced United a couple of years earlier, a club he had played six seasons for, and refused to celebrate, it shows [...]

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Scholes: We have Di Maria’s red card to thank for United’s revival

Paul Scholes has acknowledged his mistake in believing that Louis van Gaal couldn’t turn United’s season around. United were struggling for a top four finish just a few weeks ago but now their place in next season’s Champions League is almost secured. I have been critical of my old club Manchester United under Louis van [...]

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Disastrous injury news ahead of Chelsea game

Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Michael Carrick, Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones are all injured for tomorrow’s game against Chelsea. It looks as though United will be lining up with a back four of Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling, Paddy McNair and Antonio Valencia. If this isn’t another opportunity for David de Gea [...]

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Chelsea Preview: Five Keys To Victory

So… It happened again. Van Gaal’s carpet has been lifted as high as possible, with a sub-standard beginning to his tenure and ridiculous David Moyes comparisons swept underneath and into the darkest crevises and beyond reach following a rousing 4-2 derby win last weekend. With United holding down third place with an eight point advantage [...]

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STATS: De Gea is better than Chelsea’s keeper

STATS: De Gea is better than Chelsea’s keeper

David de Gea is the only goalkeeper shortlisted in the PFA Player of the Year award, with Pat Jennings the only goalkeeper to win the award, back in 1976. De Gea is also on the shortlist for the PFA Young Player of the Year award, and is joined by Chelsea goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois. The official [...]

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