Tag Archives: Champions League

5 Things We Learned: Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. It’s officially a disaster MANCHESTER United’s season is finally over. Just like a lame horse that’s been left to painfully hobble around in agony for far too long, Bayern Munich finally put us out of our misery on Wednesday night. The last few weeks have been largely optimistic. There were of […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-1 Bayern Munich

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) As is so often the case, a big European night at Old Trafford delivered. Drawing the reigning European champions was always going to be a difficult task for a United side struggling domestically, but the Reds held their own and put in a performance littered with the kind of passion, hunger […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-0 Olympiakos

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) In a game that may unfortunately prove to be a season highlight, Moyes’ men overturned a two goal first leg deficit to dump the Greek champions out of Europe and progress to the quarter-final stage with a convincing-turned-nervy victory. A Van Persie hat trick, with two goals before half-time added to […]

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5 Things We Learned: Olympiakos 2-0 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. A spineless performance THIS season has been very up and down – mainly down. Actually, scratch that. It’s been all down. I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve enjoyed watching United this season. On the opening day against Swansea. The 3-1 victory over Fulham at Craven Cottage, […]

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United’s First Champions League Knockout Round

By Piers Barber With its long and torturous winter break finally over, the Champions League is finally back with us, complete with Zlatan, Clive Tyldesley and gloriously pompous theme music. And this time, there’s none of that slightly dull group stage bit to pretend to enjoy. Now is the moment when one of the greatest […]

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Singing Section Strike A Bum Note

By Matthew Jones HAVING ‘Your support is f******g s**t’ sung at you by boisterous away fans, on top of the already abject spectacles Manchester United fans have had to witness at Old Trafford this season, is contributing to the toughest period I’ve experienced as a Red. While supporters cannot of course do too much about […]

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United Face Olympiakos In Last 16 Of Champions League

By Nathan Youd. Manchester United will face Greek side Olympiakos in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16. Today’s draw pitted the Reds against the Greek champions in a favourable draw for United. The tie will also see United face off against former goalkeeper Roy Carroll. The away leg of the tie will take place […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-0 Shakhtar Donetsk

By Shane Connaughton. 1. Champions League proves again to be a welcome distraction Much has been said about the contrast between David Moyes’ side playing in the Premier League and the Champions League and Tuesday’s encounter with Shakhtar Donetsk proved to be a solid night for United once again. They didn’t have it all their […]

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5 Things We Learned: Bayer Leverkusen 0-5 Manchester United

By Shane Connaughton. 1. Manchester United’s best performance of the season This was by far United’s best performance of the season and given that it came against a team lying second in the Bundesliga behind Bayern Munich it makes it all the more impressive. Yes you could say that Leverkusen weren’t at the races, certainly […]

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Match Report: Real Sociedad 0-0 Manchester United

By Lee Savery. Manchester United secured a point in a bore draw in Spain but remain top of group A. After a first half with hardly any openings for either side, the away side finally started to create some opportunities. The first of these fell to Javier Hernandez when he smashed over Shinji Kagawa’s cross […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-0 Real Sociedad

By Shane Connaughton. 1. Shinji Kagawa Shinji Kagawa’s performance really stood out and it was great to see him get the full 90 minutes. He started the game as he has done the others, playing wide but particularly in the second half he drifted in to those central positions that he craves, where he has […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 4-2 Bayer Leverkusen

By Lee Savery. Manchester United comfortably beat an average Bayer Leverkusen side to record their first win of this season’s Champions League. Wayne Rooney continued his excellent form as he stabbed home an Evra cross, on 22 minutes, which had two offsides that were missed in the move itself. Evra was marginally off when he […]

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