Tag Archives: Robin van Persie

5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa

By Matthew Jones 1) Ander Herrera Just what Louis van Gaal’s plan has been with the Spanish midfielder this season has been puzzling. He started the season brightly, scoring goals against Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City, before a collection of injuries robbed him of minutes on the pitch. A rib injury ruled him out […]

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5 Things We Learned: Liverpool 1-2 Manchester United

By Alan Brennan 1) Magic Mata Having been left out of the side for much of the new year, Juan Mata has responded in the best possible fashion with his showings over the past couple of games. Mata had been previously criticised for his tendency to go missing and not effecting games enough, however I […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-1 Burnley

By Ashley Turner 1) Return of the injury curse? Phil Jones was forced off through injury with less than five minutes on the clock, Daley Blind attempted to return from a cut on his eye, but was unable to carry on, and even Robin van Persie was seen limping in the first half too. With […]

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5 Things We Learned: West Ham United 1-1 Manchester United

By Alan Brennan 1) Poor defensive organisation Coming into the game it was evident that one of the biggest threats West Ham posed was from set pieces, however we looked disorganised in our set up throughout and struggled to deal with the threat, conceding numerous chances. We have De Gea to thank that those chances […]

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5 Things We Learned: Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Manchester United

By Jason Freeman 1) Tale of two halves That old football cliché again, but it was. The first half was in my opinion our best away performance of the season and we really should have put one of the chances away if not more but it wasn’t to be. The second half, Spurs made some […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) Few results give the United Faithful greater pleasure than a victory over Liverpool and on Sunday the Red half of Manchester enjoyed a welcome win against the Reds from Merseyside. As is becoming worryingly customary United began the game on the back foot through careless errors, but after Sterling was put […]

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5 Things We Learned: Southampton 1-2 Manchester United

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) A fifth win in a row and the momentum is building. United haven’t played well in recent weeks but they’ve got the job done, albeit with a fair share of fortune. The game at St Mary’s mirrored the tie at the Emirates a couple of weeks ago in many ways, with […]

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5 Things We Learned: Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) A squad ravaged by injuries made the trip down to London and returned with 3 points and the first away win of the season. Victory for the Reds seemed unlikely following a nervy and disjointed start to the game in which the Gunners could quite easily have been out of sight, […]

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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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SEA View: Underwhelming And Impressive Performers

By Alan Brennan In this edition of SEA View: Alan shares his thoughts on the players that have had an impressive start to the season and the players who have not. It has been a bizarre start to the season to say the least. Going forward we have been fantastic to watch and the pace […]

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