Tag Archives: Javier Hernandez

5 Things We Learned: Swansea City 1-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. No 1 at Christmas It’s a familiar sight. Manchester United, top of the tree at Christmas. It’s been far from pretty so far this season; we’ve had some ups and downs. We’ve been unlucky with injuries and we’ve certainly ridden our luck at times, but traditionally we’ve grinded out results and […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Queens Park Rangers

By Richard Evans 1.Welbeck not wide With Antonio Valencia and Nani both missing the game through injury, Sir Alex opted to deploy Danny Welbeck on the wing, clearly hoping his pace and directness would open up QPR. However as has been the case on a number of previous occasions, Welbeck was largely anonymous, and every […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 3-1 Queens Park Rangers

By Lee Savery An emotional goal for Darren Fletcher featured for Manchester United as they had to come from behind to beat bottom of the table Queens Park Rangers. In another performance that saw the home side struggle to really get going, it was that old familiar feeling for United fans who had to see […]

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5 Things We Learned: Norwich City 1-0 Manchester United

By Chris Mortlock 1. We miss Rooney when he’s not in the side Robin van Persie has been singled out by many as Manchester United’s most important player this season and with 8 league goals in 12 league games, not many would argue with that. He has scored vital goals already this term – and we’re […]

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Has Fergie got the formula of ‘99 right again?

By Matthew Jones MOST of the talk so far this season has been about our pretty porous defence and how we can’t start games properly. But honestly, with our most potent strike force since the treble winning season of 1999 at Sir Alex Ferguson’s disposal, should we care? Manchester United are the kings of the […]

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5 Things We Learned: Aston Villa 2-3 Manchester United

By Thomas Doyle 1. The comeback kings strike again It is becoming something of a theme for Manchester United to make it difficult for themselves this season, and despite being top of the league with notable wins over Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal, there is only so long you can continue to give opponents a head-start […]

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Match Report: Aston Villa 2 – 3 Manchester United

By Lee Savery Javier Hernandez was the catalyst in another classic turnaround as Manchester United came from 2-0 down to win at Villa Park. With United dwindling in another poor display but just as they did against Braga and quite a few opponents this season, they were able to dig out a victory. Andreas Weimann, […]

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Match Report: SC Braga 1 – 3 Manchester United

By Lee Savery Three goals in the last ten minutes saw Manchester United come from behind to beat Braga and secure their place into the knock out stages. The victory never looked like coming in what was such a lifeless display. After a little help from a failed generator that saw the lights go out […]

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Match Report: Chelsea 5 – 4 Manchester United

By Lee Savery A nine goal thriller saw Chelsea just edge the Red Devils, after extra time, in an enthralling contest at Stamford Bridge. Manchester United made 10 changes from the side that beat Chelsea on Sunday and included youngsters Scott Wootton & Michael Keane at the heart of the defence. However, it was an […]

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5 Things We Learned: Chelsea 2 – 3 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Time to party like it’s 1999 Sir Alex said once we acquired Robin van Persie in the summer that he had a talented corps of strikers, a group that reminded him (as it did some fans) of our treble winning season in ’99. I actually think it’s even better. Andy Cole, […]

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Match Report: Chelsea 2 – 3 Man United

By Lee Savery Manchester United finally ended their Stamford Bridge hoodoo as they claimed victory in a controversial encounter in the capital. United came to Stamford Bridge looking for their first win there since 2002 and they made the most blistering of starts in ending that record. After just three minutes, Ashley Young found some […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 3 – 2 S.C. Braga

By Lee Savery A brace from Javier Hernandez helped Manchester United maintain their 100% record in the Champions League this season but had to survive yet another scare to accomplish it. The Red Devils lined up with the diamond formation that proved quite successful in the wins over Cluj & Newcastle United. Once again, Michael […]

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