5 Things We Learned: Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) 3 defeats on the bounce meant the game at Selhurst Park carried more importance than it might have with Manchester United still in a fight to return to the Champions League next season. The Old Trafford outfit were quick to impose their possession on the home side in the first half […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 0-1 West Bromwich Albion

By Jason Freeman 1) No Carrick = No party Since Carrick left the field with an injury at home against Manchester City, things have gone downhill pretty fast. We have since conceded 6 goals and not scored ourselves. Our win percentage with him is over 70% while our win rate without is around 30% after […]

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5 Things We Learned: Everton 3-0 Manchester United

By Ashley Turner 1) Felli Fail Marouane Fellaini has been instrumental during the six match winning run that ended last week at Stamford Bridge, where he was nullified by Jose Mourinho’s tactics and the impressive Kurt Zouma. On Sunday he was again unable to provide the desired influence on proceedings, in what was a subdued […]

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5 Things We Learned: Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) Manchester United arrived at Stamford Bridge in great form and hopeful of continuing their winning run. Chelsea have been far from convincing in recent weeks but, typical of themselves and their manager, they executed a game-plan and found a way to win. The Reds enjoyed unprecedented levels of possession but ultimately […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 4-2 Manchester City

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) There was a sense of expectancy at Old Trafford on Sunday that hadn’t been present for some time. United went into the match against their bitter City rivals in great form, with the blues’ fortunes in stark contrast. After an impressive start in which Sergio Aguero put City in front, many […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa

By Matthew Jones 1) Ander Herrera Just what Louis van Gaal’s plan has been with the Spanish midfielder this season has been puzzling. He started the season brightly, scoring goals against Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City, before a collection of injuries robbed him of minutes on the pitch. A rib injury ruled him out […]

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5 Things We Learned: Liverpool 1-2 Manchester United

By Alan Brennan 1) Magic Mata Having been left out of the side for much of the new year, Juan Mata has responded in the best possible fashion with his showings over the past couple of games. Mata had been previously criticised for his tendency to go missing and not effecting games enough, however I […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) Apprehension was rife before kick-off with the Reds in no great form and an ominous test against a decent Spurs side awaiting in a crucial game in the fight for Champions League qualification. After a nervy opening, Manchester United played arguably their best half of football since Sir Alex Ferguson retired. […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Arsenal

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) Manchester United crashed out of the FA Cup at the quarter-final stage after defeat to Arsenal at Old Trafford. The game began evenly, and after Arsenal had taken the lead through Nacho Monreal following good work from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, United responded almost instantly with Wayne Rooney powering home from a sublime […]

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4 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-0 Sunderland

By Ashley Turner 1) Tempo or tactics It was yet another laboured performance in terms of the style of play on show. Jonny Evans twice passed the ball back to David De Gea within the opening 28 minutes, prompting boos from the home fans. At one point, however, the crowd were encouraged and pleased at […]

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