United's record at Old Trafford this season

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Old Trafford: Played 14, wins 6, draws 7, defeats 1.

Away: played 12, wins 7, draws 3, defeats 2.

United have now drawn 7 of their last 11 league games at Old Trafford, against: Stoke, Burnley, Arsenal, West Ham, Liverpool, Hull, Bournemouth.

Simply not good enough.
 

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Absolutely not good enough. In those 7 games, 136 shots, 49 shots on target and only 5 goals. Avg of 19 shots (7 on target) a game. Very strange and can only think it's a mental thing at this point. We seem too casual, we start really well and seem to get into a "this is going to be easy" mode.
 

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Premier League: Manchester United 0-0 West Bromwich Albion - 1st April 2017

Another two points dropped at home.
 

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Not going to be solved this season. Might need fresh ideas on the coaching staff. Breaking these teams down at home has been a problem for longer than just this season. Lots citing Zlatan missing but think Pogba missing was highlighted most today, no creativity in middle of the park, when we've drawn at home this season we've created a lot more than today and that's been mostly down to him.
 

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Home win percentage in the league is now a shambolic 40%, lowest since the 1973/74 season when we were relegated.
 

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The only thing that's got better since LVG left is we actually create chances and waste them rather than tedious passing but results at home haven't been good enough.

Draws kill you in this league
 

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Think we've improved a lot on last season to be honest. Losses last year have become draws this and SOME draws (Boro twice, Hull and Palace) have become wins, that's not happened enough but we've become very hard to beat, we need to become hard to get a point against and i'd expect that further improvement next season.
 

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Premier League: Manchester United 1-1 Swansea City - 30th April 2017

10th draw at home in the league. That's more than Chelsea, Spurs, Liverpool and Arsenal combined. 24 goals in 18 games.
 

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Very poor record at OT this season. I don't know what it is about OT that we have had such poor results there. Is it that teams come to OT and sit back which makes breaking them down difficult?
 
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The excuses need to stop about injuries, opposition parking the bus - Swansea went for it today. They had two up top. Mourinho has to work out a system to break teams down - he can blame the attackers all he wants but they feed off scraps. Spurs' side is on a similar level to ours yet they can put 3/4/5 past teams at home with ease - we never look like scoring more than 1, if even. The system is the problem.
 
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The squad is absolutely bobbins at the moment and the injuries has only revealed that for all to see. I'm not sure getting into Europe will help either - the squad needs to be upgraded not just in the starting 11 (as our transfers did int eh summer) but also wrt back-ups, and we sem to also need better attacking coaching. Defensively we have improved (once ppl are fit) but attack-wise it really needs some work vs relying on individual talent.
 

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I think the problem is that Mourinho's defensive base relies on a peak Lampard-Drogba, Sneijder-Eto'o, Ozil-Ronaldo, Hazard-Costa, type partnership to get the goals. It seemed like he tried to recreate that with Pogba-Zlatan this season but, well, they haven't been as good as those other world class partnerships mentioned.

It was different under Fergie because we attacked as a team and didn't rely entirely on one or two special players to make it happen. Even in the days of Ronaldo we attacked and scored goals when he was out. The way Mourinho sets up to defend first then requires a special player or two to balance it in attack.
 

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Just seen this stat

Man United home draws in the Premier League:

10 in 18 games under Mourinho

9 in 133 games under Sir Alex Ferguson in his last seven seasons

Pretty damning. Our home form doesn't make sense it's not like teams come at us much more away from home.

We are 8th in the home table with 31 points from 18 games. 3rd in the away table with 34 points from 16 games. That away form is title winning form. We've got the best points to game ratio away from home in the league. Can't be many teams with better away records than home records.
 

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Just seen this stat

Man United home draws in the Premier League:

10 in 18 games under Mourinho

9 in 133 games under Sir Alex Ferguson in his last seven seasons

Pretty damning. Our home form doesn't make sense it's not like teams come at us much more away from home.

We are 8th in the home table with 31 points from 18 games. 3rd in the away table with 34 points from 16 games. That away form is title winning form. We've got the best points to game ratio away from home in the league. Can't be many teams with better away records than home records.
It means we haven't done much attacking coaching and I think Jose himself said he has been concentrating on defence and CM and let's the attackers do their thing.

This obviously works away from home where teams are more open on their own patch and try to attack us.

When we are home and teams play deep, defensive and plan to just counter it doesn't - we need to be more creative and quicker with our passing. in home games with ppl in frotn of us our passign is way too aboured and slow - it's not second nature. Compare to how quickly Spurs moved forward their attack vs Arsenal yesterday - it's been ingrained into them through training the past few years.

Hopefully next season we will see more work done on our attack vs the slow free-styling we do now. I think our defence is fine if not world class...CM needs upgrading in the DM area and on the bench but Pogba + Ander is a great start to taht area.
 

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Think it's become a worse place for our players to play than away teams. There's no fear in coming to old Trafford for away sides so any long losing records went under Moyes there's nothing to be afraid of right now.

Utd haven't scored 5 at home in the league since Fergie left teams aren't being ruthlessly put away like they used to.

Too many players nervous on the big stage is one theory. Panic in front of goal, start games too slow, not many first half goals in the league, there are so many games where a team should've been beaten by half time getting back in it. Utd should be targeting 3 goals per game at home, 2 as a minimum but it's just not there.

Wing play isn't sharp enough, strikers are not ruthless enough, poor execution on shots, poor finishing on crosses. There's no attacking plan at Utd and these kids aren't good enough to freestyle if they don't have that experience yet.

I'd say big decisions might need to be made in summer. We need 2 proven strikers plus Rashford and I'd say a wide man with proven quality. This team needs goals and fast if you don't score you can't win.
 
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