The spine of a Manchester United team is emerging from the wreckage of the season’s first fifteen games. In Sunday’s 3-0 victory at Villa Park, David Moyes quietly found a solution to United’s central dilemma; How to disguise United’s lack of midfield bite. The solution was not a surprise. The win over a flailing Aston [...]
De Gea, Smalling, Vidic, Evans, Evra, Valencia, Jones, Cleverley, Kagawa, Rooney and Welbeck. Bench: Lindegaard, Rafael, Anderson, Hernandez, Nani, Young and Fellaini. Spurs: Lloris, Walker, Vertonghen, Paulinho, Dawson, Chiriches, Lennon, Sandro, Soldado, Dembélé and Chadli. Bench: Kaboul, Holtby, Capoue, Townsend, Defoe, Sigurdsson and Friedel.
United take on Arsenal this afternoon and, for the first time in a decade, approach the game as supposed underdogs. Ryan Giggs has disputed this title but the eight points between them and us suggests they have clearly been superior, even if they’ve yet to play many tough games. Some fans and sections of the [...]