Tag Archives: UEFA Europa League

5 Things We Learned: Athletic Bilbao 2 Manchester United 1

By Jason Freeman. 1) Athletic Bilbao thoroughly deserved to go through There is no doubt that Athletic Bilbao were the better side in both legs and overall deserved to go through. They outplayed us when in possession and also when they were without possession. They passed the ball around at a quick tempo and accurately [...]

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Match Preview: Athletic Bilbao vs. Manchester United

By Mark Young Manchester United face the impossible as they travel to the Basque Country on Thursday evening to face an extremely talented Atheltic Bilbao team in the Europe League. Bilbao came away from Old Trafford last week with a 3-2 victory and certainly hold the upper hand as Man United’s poor European home form [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 Athletic Bilbao 3

By Jason Freeman. 1) Athletic Bilbao taught us a lesson A few people may have written off Athletic Bilbao before the game but the Spanish club proved that those people were wrong to do so. Athletic Bilbao passed the ball superbly at a high tempo and pressed high up the pitch forcing United into giving [...]

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Thursday Nights, In Amsterdam – A Fans View

By Shaun Payne. Bouncing back has always been ingrained into the mentality of Manchester United and after falling short in this seasons Champions League, the strength of that mentality would duly need to be exercised if the Reds were to show we can still cut it with the best. The hurt of crashing out of [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Ajax 0 Manchester United 2

By Jason Freeman. 1) Europa League will be taken seriously Manchester United exited the Champions League back in December at the group stages, something that hadn’t happened since 2005. Due to this, we find ourselves in Amsterdam playing in the Europa League against Ajax. When we exited the Champions League, many fans including me immediately [...]

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Match Preview: AFC Ajax vs. Manchester United

By Richard Evans Introduction Manchester United are back in European action on Thursday evening as they travel to Amsterdam to face Ajax. Despite the fixture being played out in the Europa League, it is certainly a glamorous tie, and wouldn’t look out of place in the knockout stages of Europe’s premier competition. And with Sir [...]

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