Tag Archives: Patrice Evra

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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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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