Tag Archives: Patrice Evra

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: Crystal Palace 0-2 Manchester United

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) A largely uneventful affair in South East London finished with Manchester United returning to the North West with a rare but valuable three points. The champions’ form has left a lot to be desired since the turn of the year but after a resolute display from the Eagles (not dissimilar tactically [...]

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Case For The Defence

By Matthew Jones MIDFIELD is the stick most often used to beat Manchester United with, but it’s become clear this season that our troubles are not simply confined to the middle of the park. There are also big issues at the back. As revealed today, Nemanja Vidic will definitely be leaving Old Trafford this summer, [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 Manchester United

By Piers Barber 1. Jonny Evans is becoming a crucial cog in the United defence Jonny Evans is quietly becoming a mainstay of United’s starting XI, having partnered Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand and Phil Jones at the heart of the team’s defence in recent games. Evans is not the quickest or most spectacular defender, but [...]

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

By Jason Freeman 1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Wayne Rooney, capable of doing some brilliant things on a football pitch and while he didn’t really display anything brilliant here, he did have a hand in both goals, scoring the opener and taking the corner which Evra scored from. It was what happened [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool

By Lee Savery Manchester United completed the league double over Liverpool thanks to goals from Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic. The home side lined up with Vidic and Rio Ferdinand in defence which has been a rarity in recent months. Danny Welbeck started up front ahead of Javier Hernandez with Shinji Kagawa starting on [...]

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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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Match Report: Swansea City 1-1 Manchester United

By Lee Savery Manchester United are four points clear at the top at Christmas after their first draw of the season in all competitions. United took the lead on 16 minutes when Patrice Evra headed in Robin van Persie’s corner from the right with his third headed goal of the season. A goal the visitors [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 – 1 Arsenal

By Matthew Jones 1. United v Arsenal is no longer one of the biggest games of the season They’re arguably the two biggest teams of the Premier League era. True, Chelsea have won more titles than Arsenal, but Chelsea have only been in the equation since Roman Abramovich’s millions launched them into the elite. The [...]

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Match Report: Manchester United 2 – 1 Arsenal

By Lee Savery Manchester United recorded a very comfortable victory at home to Arsenal where Robin van Persie scored against his former club. United were back to full strength after the defeat in the Capital One Cup and this was the first meeting between the two clubs since van Persie’s summer transfer. The Dutchman would [...]

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