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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: Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester United 0

By Thomas Doyle 1) Scholes has become integral to United…again With Paul Scholes being given a rest, the midfield duties were left to Michael Carrick and Ryan Giggs against a WIgan side that has never gained a Premiership point from United. While the duo combined for a slick move in the first half, they failed […]

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5 Things We Learned: Blackburn Rovers 0 Manchester United 2

By Thomas Doyle 1. Keep calm and pass it on As Manchester United searched for that all-important goal at Ewood Park on Monday night, an electronic billboard flashed the message ‘Keep calm and pass it on’, which is exactly what United did. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men could not find a way through in the first […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1 Fulham 0

By Tony Mogan. Courtesy of a wonder strike from Peter Crouch, Manchester United had the opportunity to restore a 3 point lead at the summit of the Premier League as they took on Fulham at Old Trafford last Monday night. Wayne Rooney sealed the three points with a decisive finish in the first half following […]

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5 Things We Learned: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 Manchester United 5

By Thomas Doyle 1. Antonio Valencia continues to dazzle Ronald Zubar’s ridiculous attempts at tackling no doubt made the job easier for Sir Alex Ferguson’s men on Sunday, but the desire and drive of Antonio Valencia ensured that the game was closed out before Wolves could reorganise themselves during half time. It is refreshing to […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 Athletic Bilbao 3

By Jason Freeman. 1) Athletic Bilbao taught us a lesson A few people may have written off Athletic Bilbao before the game but the Spanish club proved that those people were wrong to do so. Athletic Bilbao passed the ball superbly at a high tempo and pressed high up the pitch forcing United into giving […]

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5 Things We Learned: Tottenham Hotspur 1 Manchester United 3

By Thomas Doyle 1. Ferdinand can still deliver While Rio Ferdinand may have missed out on the England squad in their 3-2 defeat to Holland last week, the Englishman’s imperious display at the back proved that he can still compete at the top level for Manchester United. Whether it was due to his recent injury […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1 Ajax 2

By Jason Freeman. 1) Complacency is still a major issue Earlier in the season we were knocked out of the Champions League having been given a relatively easy group and were firm favourites to win the group after coming runners up in last year’s Champions League. However, 3rd was the best we could do in […]

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