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Five key thoughts following United 3-0 Liverpool

Manchester United gave themselves a cushion in the top four of the Premier League with a solid 3-0 win over rivals Liverpool. After missing several chances of their own, Brendan Rodgers’ men were put to the sword as goals from Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin Van Persie sealed a comfortable win for the Red [...]

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Five key thoughts following Southampton 1-2 United

Manchester United made it five wins in a row in the Premier League after coming out of a poor match against high flying Southampton with a 2-1 victory. The result moved the Red Devils up to third position in the Premier League, with just Chelsea and Manchester City above them in the table. Robin Van [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 2-1 Stoke City

It may have been a struggle at times but Manchester United managed to make it four wins on the trot on Tuesday night with a 2-1 win over Stoke City at Old Trafford. A towering Marouane Fellaini header was cancelled out by Steven N’Zonzi’s powerful strike from the edge of the area before half time. [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 3-0 Hull City

Louis Van Gaal’s impressive home record as Manchester United manager continued as they eased to a 3-0 victory over Hull City at the weekend. The Red Devils are unbeaten at Old Trafford since the opening day defeat to Swansea City and are finally beginning to dominate games that they should be dominating. Chris Smalling opened [...]

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Five key thoughts following Arsenal 1-2 United

Manchester United picked up their first away win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates. After a cagey first period, Kieran Gibbs turned Antonio Valencia’s sharply struck cross into his own net just after half time to give United something to hang onto. A solid and gritty defensive performance laid [...]

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Five key thoughts from United 1-0 Crystal Palace

Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace to move up to sixth position in the fledgling Premier League table. Substitute Juan Mata’s second half strike was enough to seal all three points for the Red Devils who had previously gone three games without a win. The result is Louis Van Gaal’s fourth [...]

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Five key thoughts following United’s 1-0 loss to Manchester City

Manchester United were condemned to their third league defeat of the season by neighbours Manchester City on Sunday. Sergio Aguero’s second half strike was enough to separate the sides in a 1-0 victory for the hosts after a strange game which saw United reduced to ten men in the first period. Chris Smalling was sent [...]

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Five things we learnt from West Brom 2-2 United

Manchester United salvaged a late draw away at West Bromwich Albion, after finding themselves behind twice in the match, thanks to a powerful strike from Daley Blind. Despite the double comeback, the result will have to go down as two points lost for the Red Devils as they paid for two sloppy defensive errors, having [...]

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Five things we learnt from United 2-1 Everton

Manchester United made it back-to-back wins in the Premier League for the first time this season to catapult themselves into the top four for the first time in 14 months with a hard fought 2-1 victory over Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday. Following the media’s overreaction to an admittedly under par first five games, [...]

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Louis van Gaal Must Make Old Trafford a Fortress Again

Old Trafford. It is a name that conjures many memories, most of which, given over two decades of unparalleled success, are happy ones. It is also a name that, during the last quarter of a century, has struck fear into the hearts of those who have visited it, for it had become a fortress; more [...]

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Reactions to United’s defeat against Bayern Munich

1. If someone had told you when the draw was made that United would lose 4-2 on aggregate, you would probably be fairly happy with that. The expectation was that United were going to get battered and a 4-2 to scoreline is pretty reasonable. We are the 7th best team in England playing against the [...]

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Reactions to United’s draw with Bayern Munich

1. Under Sir Alex Ferguson, you always fancied United to pull off a result, even if all the odds were stacked against them. This season things have been different. Following the desperately disappointing performances and results against Liverpool and City over the past few weeks, when the players couldn’t rise above their usual form and [...]

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Reactions to United’s victory over Aston Villa

1. United won a game! At home! Oh, happy day! Thanks to that victory, now only eight teams have picked up more points at home than us. Carry on like this and we’ll soon be competing with Stoke and Southampton’s home form! In all seriousness, that was a good performance from United today and we [...]

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Reactions to defeat against Chelsea

1. There can’t have been too many United fans who were expecting a result at Stamford Bridge. Surely a draw was the best we could hope for. Still, it doesn’t make it any less disappointing to have your expectations confirmed and an easy 3-1 win for Chelsea made for a disappointing Sunday afternoon. At 2-0, [...]

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Reactions To Victory Over Swansea

1. Having lost three games in a row, with the papers telling us we have to go back to 1961 to find the last time United lost four consecutive games, the pressure was on yesterday. The players and manager keep talking about how the results are unacceptable, but very little seemed to be changing. It [...]

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