Tag Archives: Match Discussion

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

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) What began with optimism crashed into disappointment as the blue half of Manchester celebrated another derby victory against the Reds. As is common with derbies, the final score-line perhaps doesn’t reflect the affair and it was far from a routine 1-0 win for the home side. Nevertheless, despite an admirable display […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-1 Everton

By Jason Freeman 1) De Gea – match winning goalkeeper The only regular starter to come out of last season with any credit, he saved us many times from drawing or losing. At the end of last season his efforts were recognised by both the players and the fans as he picked up both first […]

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5 Things We Learned: Leicester City 5-3 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1) Defensively shambolic It might be a startlingly obvious place to start, but the defensive capitulation in the second half at the King Power Stadium on Sunday has to go down as one of United’s worst ever moments in the Premier League. Against QPR, the new signings combined to restore optimism to […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 4-0 Queens Park Rangers

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) After an underwhelming start to the season Manchester United recorded their first competitive victory of the season with a 4-0 win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday afternoon. In truth, the London side were woeful but the Red Devils delivered an encouraging display littered with positives. The excellent Angel Di Maria […]

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5 Things We Learned: Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) Manchester United travelled to Burnley in search of their first win of the season having been buoyed by the arrival of Angel Di Maria during the week. The Argentinian made his debut in midfield before a lack of match fitness took its toll, and the Reds laboured to a disappointing 0-0 […]

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5 Things We Learned: Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United

By Jason Freeman 1. Something has to give When Louis van Gaal started work in July his first dilemma was how to fit his best 3 players into the same team. Having judged that his wide options were not good enough to play his favoured 4-3-3 system his solution was to play a 3-4-1-2 formation […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City

By Jason Freeman 1. History suggests things will improve There weren’t many positives to take from yesterday’s game, it was an awful performance and result. After a good pre-season with 6 wins out of 6 things looked good, when it really mattered today the players didn’t produce though and that is a big disappointment. The […]

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Match Report & Player Ratings: Manchester United 3-1 Hull City

By Ashley Turner Barclays Premier League Manchester United vs. Hull City Venue: Old Trafford Date: Tuesday, 6 May 2014 Kick-off: 19:45 BST Manchester United’s final home game of the season ended in victory as Hull City were the victors after a 3-1 win for the hosts. An emotional occasion at Old Trafford saw captain Nemanja […]

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Match Report & Player Ratings: Manchester United 4-0 Norwich City

By Ashley Turner Barclays Premier League Manchester United vs. Norwich City Venue: Old Trafford Date: Saturday, 26 April 2014 Kick-off: 17:30 BST Ryan Giggs’ first game as interim manager ended in victory as Norwich City lost 4-0 at Old Trafford for the third time in succession. A brace apiece from Wayne Rooney and substitute Juan […]

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5 Things We Learned: Everton 2–0 Manchester United

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Another all-to-frequent afternoon of disappointment that entailed an unwelcome microcosm of United’s season. Sustained periods of meaningless, un-penetrative possession were interrupted by incisive, high tempo counter-attacks from the home side who ran out fairly comfortable victors in the end. In reality, it was two poor errors from Phil Jones that cost […]

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Match Report & Player Ratings: Everton 2-0 Manchester United

By Ashley Turner Barclays Premier League Everton vs. Manchester United Venue: Goodison Park Date: 20/04/14 Kick-off: 16:10 BST Manchester United’s impressive recent away record was ended at the home of David Moyes’ former employers as Everton recorded a 2-0 victory at Goodison Park and a first double over the Reds since 1970. First half goals […]

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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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