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Everton Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Everton Preview: Five Keys To Victory

United’s six-game winning run came to a cruel and unfortunate end last week at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea edged a 1-0 victory courtesy of an Eden Hazard counter. Late injuries to Michael Carrick, Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones didn’t look to hamper United’s performance too much besides a shift in the side which [...]

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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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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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Five key thoughts following United 4-2 Manchester City as Red Devils win first derby since Dec 2012

Manchester United defeated local rivals Manchester City 4-2 at Old Trafford to solidify third position in the Premier League table. A Sergio Aguero brace sandwiched goals from man of the match Ashley Young, Marouane Fellaini, Juan Mata and Chris Smalling, who erased bad memories of the reverse fixture in which he was sent off. It [...]

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City Preview: Five Keys To Derby Delight

City Preview: Five Keys To Derby Delight

You’d scarcely have believed it to be possible this time last year, let alone last month, but with the Premier League undergoing more twists and turns that Alton Towers’ Nemesis, Manchester United enter this weekend’s derby ahead of Manchester City with just seven games remaining. The teams come into the game in starkly contrasting form, [...]

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Five key thoughts following Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa

Manchester United secured another impressive victory with a 3-1 win over Aston Villa at Old Trafford. In a game in which they dominated for the majority, United moved, perhaps temporarily, ahead of rivals Manchester City in the Premier League table. Ander Herrera scored twice and Wayne Rooney scored a spectacular volley to make it five [...]

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Five key thoughts following Liverpool 1-2 United as Mata’s brace secures a crucial victory

Manchester United picked up a vital three points as they defeated rivals Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield. Juan Mata scored a brace, including a fantastic overhead kick to fire Louis van Gaal’s men into pole position to make it into the top four. Steven Gerrard came on as a half time substitute for the hosts but [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur as Rooney emphatically replies to boxing row

Manchester United bounced back from their FA Cup exit at the hands of Arsenal with a convincing victory against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Goals from Marouane Fellaini, Michael Carrick and Wayne Rooney sent the Red Devils just two points behind Manchester City and one behind Arsenal. With the crunch clash at Anfield against rivals [...]

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Five key thoughts following Manchester United 1-2 Arsenal as Welbeck returns to haunt his old club

Manchester United were knocked out of the FA Cup after a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Arsenal at Old Trafford. Former Red Devils striker Danny Welbeck scored the winner after a Wayne Rooney header had quickly cancelled out a Nacho Monreal opener. In an entertaining but ultimately disappointing evening, Angel Di Maria also saw [...]

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Five key thoughts following Newcastle 0-1 Man Utd as Ashley Young steals three points for the Red Devils

Manchester United picked up a 1-0 victory away at Newcastle on Wednesday night to remain in fourth place in the Premier League. Ashley Young scored a late winner following a Tim Krul error to secure Louis van Gaal’s side the three points and a third straight victory at St James’ Park. The Dutchman opted to [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 2-0 Sunderland – Van Gaal’s men get the job done after controversial Brown red card

Manchester United recorded their 11th win in 14 Premier League home games with a 2-0 victory over relegation threatened Sunderland at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney scored twice as the Red Devils moved up to third position in the table, ahead of top four rivals’ Arsenal and Liverpool’s games on Sunday. The game was overshadowed by [...]

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Five key thoughts following Swansea City 2-1 Manchester United

Manchester United were defeated 2-1 by Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Despite dominating for large periods, Louis van Gaal’s side were on the wrong end of the score-line for only the second time in their last 20 matches. It was the first defeat United have suffered outside of Manchester since the [...]

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Five key thoughts following Preston North End 1-3 United – Herrera, Fellaini and Rooney set up FA Cup quarter final against Arsenal

Manchester United came from behind to defeat Preston North End on Monday night to set-up a mouth-watering clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford in the FA Cup quarter-final. Goals from Ander Herrera, Marouane Fellaini and a Wayne Rooney penalty turned the game on its head after a deflected Scott Laird strike had put the home [...]

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Five key thoughts from United 3-1 Burnley as under-par Reds move up to third in the Premier League

Manchester United defeated Burnley 3-1 to move back up to third place in the Premier League table. An unusual brace from centre back Chris Smalling and a Robin Van Persie penalty sent an extremely under par United above Southampton, who were held to a goalless draw at home to West Ham. Louis Van Gaal opted [...]

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Five key thoughts following West Ham 1-1 United

Manchester United snatched a late leveller against West Ham on Sunday to record their sixth away league draw of the season. Cheikhou Kouyate had put the Hammers ahead with a close range deflected effort from a set piece at the start of the second half but Daley Blind volleyed home in stoppage time to salvage [...]

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