De Gea; Darmian, Smalling, Rojo, Blind; Schweinsteiger, Schneiderlin; Lingard, Rooney, Memphis; Martial. Subs: Romero, McNair, Young, Fellaini, Mata, Pereira, Wilson.
Little over two weeks ago, United fans were celebrating a rousing, if not slightly unexpected 3-0 away victory at Goodison Park. Since then, things have begun to stagnate a little, with four successive draws, one of which saw the Reds embarrassed at home to Middlesbrough in the League Cup via a penalty shootout. Van Gaal’s [...]
De Gea, Darmian, Blind, Smalling, Rojo, Schneiderlin, Schweinsteiger, Herrera, Mata, Martial, Rooney. Bench: Romero, Tuanzebe, Young, Carrick, Lingard, Pereira, Fellaini. Crystal Palace: Hennessey; Kelly, Dann, Delaney (c), Ward; McArthur, Cabaye; Zaha, Puncheon, Bolasie; Gayle. Crystal Palace bench: Speroni, Hangeland, Jedinak, Ledley, Lee, Sako, Bamford.
Chris Smalling had another good game for Manchester United in our 0-0 draw with Manchester City. Our defender believes we were the better team and deserved the win but he is happy with the clean sheet. I think we probably edged it overall with the chances we had in the second half. Towards the end, [...]
Passing Completed: 17 (the same number as Joe Hart and less than David de Gea) Accuracy: 55% Completed in final third: 3 (the same number as Vincent Kompany and Chris Smalling) Final third accuracy: 27% Shots On target: 0 Off target: 1 Chances created 0 Crosses Attempted: 4 Completed: 0 Possession losses 5 (more than [...]
After a fairly promising, albeit unspectacular opening to the Premier League campaign, which had led to Louis van Gaal leading the club to the top flight’s summit for the first time since Sir Alex Ferguson’s final game, United were sent crashing down to earth in their last outing. The crushing defeat demolition suffered at the [...]
De Gea, Young, Smalling, Blind, Darmian, Carrick, Schweinsteiger, Mata, Rooney, Memphis, Martial. Bench: Romero, Jones, McNair, Schneiderlin, Valencia, Fellaini, Wilson. Arsenal: Čech, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Gabriel, Monreal; Coquelin, Cazorla; Ramsey, Ozil, Sánchez; Walcott. Arsenal bench: Ospina, Debuchy, Chambers, Gibbs, Chamberlain, Campbell, Giroud.
Arsenal Preview: Five Keys to Victory It has been a superb fornight for Louis van Gaal and Manchester United. Since returning from Eindhoven deflated from both a 2-1 defeat and the long-term loss of Luke Shaw, the Reds have responded in style, notching four consecutive victories and sitting pretty at the top of the Premier [...]