Manchested United defensive frailty not quite resolved yet

Solskjaer’s return to Old Trafford was a victorious one. In a way, the Norwegian has been Santa Claus for United fans in this festive period, bringing in much needed positivity and getting United players to play attacking football with a certain swagger again. However, his opposition has not been world class. Cardiff and Huddersfield are in a relegation battle and United, while scoring 8 goals, … Continue reading Manchested United defensive frailty not quite resolved yet

Liverpool ManUtd Combined XI

Liverpool welcome Manchester United as league leaders this weekend. Fresh off a last gasp Champions League knockout phase qualification at the expense of Carlo Ancelotti’s Napoli, Liverpool will now want to focus on the league and keep Manchester City in second place. It starts with a visit from the other Manchester team. See also: Ronaldo’s Excellence in Numbers The two teams have an eclectic rivalry. … Continue reading Liverpool ManUtd Combined XI

Juventus should be wary of wounded ManUtd

Juventus take on Manchester United at the Allianz Stadium in Group H on Wednesday, having won the away game at Old Trafford 0-1, courtesy of a Paulo Dybala goal. The italians dominated the first half in England, ridiculizing Mourinho’s side but in the second half, United woke up and gave Juve a hard time. It was only the excellence of Bonucci and Chiellini that kept … Continue reading Juventus should be wary of wounded ManUtd

ManUtd slowly overcoming post-Fergie malaise under Mourinho

Manchester United are slowly overcoming the post-Fergie malaise under Jose Mourinho. After a morose Moyes ‘era’, a short stint by club legend Ryan Giggs and the two years of false dawn under the insufferable dutch coach Louis Van Gaal, United decided to go for a proven winner in Jose Mourinho, who while LVG was struggling in Manchester, was winning the league with Chelsea. 2 years after Mourinho’s appointment, for the first time in a long five years Manchester United will be enjoying two consecutive years in the Champions League and a second place finish. We reflect on Mourinho’s achievements at the english superclub and the bright future ahead. Continue reading ManUtd slowly overcoming post-Fergie malaise under Mourinho