Tag Archives: Patrice Evra

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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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 4 – 2 Stoke City

By Thomas Doyle 1. Attack is the only form of defence at the moment Despite winning by two clear goals, Sir Alex Ferguson’s side once again did things the hard way. An early deficit could have become much worse had David de Gea not made two smart stops to deny Charlie Adam and John Walters. […]

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International United

By Lee Savery A busy night of games with a number of our team playing for their countries as the race to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil continues. Starting with England, all four Manchester United players (Carrick, Cleverley, Rooney & Welbeck) called up started against the very poor San Marino. It had been confirmed, […]

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Post-Match Musings: Newcastle United 0 – 3 Manchester United

By Nathan Thomas. It is safe to say that many Manchester United supporters went into this afternoon’s game against Newcastle with a reasonable amount of trepidation. Calling upon painful memories of last season’s fixture at St. James’ Park – where United’s midfield was steam-rolled as the team crashed to a 3-0 defeat – allied to […]

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5 Things We Learned: CFR Cluj 1 Manchester United 2

By Thomas Doyle 1. Evra is slipping further and further Despite playing well for the second half of the 3-2 defeat against Tottenham, Patrice Evra is fast becoming a liability for Manchester United. The left back was once again caught badly out of position by United’s opponents, and his inability to track Sougou on the right […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 4 Wigan Athletic 0

By Thomas Doyle 1. Buttner Can Challenge Evra With Patrice Evra out injured against Roberto Martinez’s side, the stage was set for Alexander Buttner to make his Manchester United debut – and what a debut it was. The young Dutchman was a livewire down the left for United, and ended up with a superb goal and an […]

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5 Things We Learned: Everton 1 Manchester United 0

By Thomas Doyle 1) Kagawa is a real find Despite the defeat to David Moyes’ impressive Everton side, Sir Alex Ferguson will take real optimism from Shinji Kagawa’s debut Premier League appearance. If the likes of Wayne Rooney, Tom Cleverley and Danny Welbeck were on top form, the 23-year-old could have had a hat-trick of assists, and he finished the […]

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5 Things We Learned: Chelsea 3 Manchester United 3

By Richard Evans After a comfortable 2-0 win over Stoke in midweek, Manchester United travelled to Stamford Bridge, knowing neighbours City had stretched the gap at the top of the table to 3 points, meaning a draw at least was of utmost importance. In the back of their minds would also be the lack of […]

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5 Things We Learned: Liverpool 2 Manchester United 1

By Thomas Doyle. 1. Rafael stated his credentials for a run at right-back While he may have picked up his customary yellow card in the tie against Liverpool, Rafael performed admirably throughout, capping off a fine performance with a great assist for Park Ji Sung. The young Brazilian has (like his twin Fabio) struggled with […]

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5 Things We Learned: Arsenal 1 Manchester United 2

By Jason Freeman. 1) Wing play – Key to success this season (as always) Wing play has been key at Manchester United for many years and nothing has changed in that aspect, against Arsenal we saw 2 wingers looking threatening every time they got the ball and it is no surprise that both goals came […]

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5 Things We Learned: QPR 0 – 2 Manchester United

By Thomas Doyle. 1)  Carrick and Jones can be a potent combination in the middle With injuries to Anderson, Tom Cleverley and now Darren Fletcher taking their toll on the squad, many (including myself) have been calling out for Sir Alex Ferguson to sign another central midfielder. However, while another player may well still be […]

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