Mar 23 2015

LVG has found right formula

Tag: Manchester United News @ 4:05 pm

Liverpool-v-Manchester-United (3)Michael Carrick believes that Manchester United have finally found the winning formula and that their 2-1 win against Liverpool on Sunday highlighted they’ve finally turned a corner.

Louis Van Gaal has struggled to impose his style onto his team since arriving at Old Trafford in July, with United coming under intense scrutiny for serving up some insipid football during the Dutchman’s first eight months at the helm.

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Mar 23 2015

Five things we’ve learnt from Liverpool vs United

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 11:51 am

Liverpool-v-Manchester-United (1)Manchester United produced a superb performance to record their second win at Anfield in the last three seasons, as Juan Mata scored twice to extend the gap between United and Liverpool to five points.

United dominated the game from the start, scored two wonderful goals and looked a complete different team from the one that had struggled to impose itself throughout the season and are now in pole-position for a top four finish.

Here’s five things we learnt from Sunday.

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Mar 20 2015

Neville: “Liverpool are favourites against United”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 12:54 pm

hi-res-5038ded274fde31f284e26da3071dccc_crop_northGary Neville believes Manchester United will be the underdogs when they travel to Anfield on Sunday, adding that they’ll need to withstand huge pressure if they’re to get anything out of the game.

With eight games left in the season, United’s trip to Merseyside could be a pivotal moment in deciding the two teams’ destiny in the race for top four, with United currently two points ahead of Liverpool but with Brendan Rodgers’ men unbeaten in the league since losing at Old Trafford in December.

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Mar 16 2015

Five things we’ve learnt from United vs Spurs

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 11:34 am

Rooney-of-Manchester-United-celebrates-scoring-their-third-goal-during-the-Barclays-Premier-League-match-betweenManchester United boosted their chances of a top-four finish with an excellent performance against Spurs on Sunday, as Louis Van Gaal’s men finally showed what they’re capable of, dominating possession and dictating the tempo.

With a potentially crucial trip to Anfield coming up next week, have United turned a corner?

Here’s five things we’ve learnt from yesterday…

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Mar 10 2015

Five things we’ve learnt from United vs Arsenal

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 7:59 am

Manchester-United-v-Arsenal-FA-Cup-Quarter-FinalFor the first time since the period between 1986-1989, Manchester United will go two seasons in a row without any silverware, after Arsenal deservedly clinched a 2-1 win at Old Trafford to book themselves a place in the FA Cup semifinal.

Having gone behind halfway through the first half, United responded brilliantly thanks to a Wayne Rooney goal and even produced some good attacking football in the first 45 minutes, before it all came crashing down in the second half.

Here’s five talking points from Monday night.

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Mar 08 2015

Wenger: “Giggs’ goal won United the Treble”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 1:12 pm

Manchester-United-2-1-Arsenal-FA-Cup-Semi-Final-replay-April-14-1999Arsene Wenger has claimed that Ryan Giggs’ goal in the replay of the 1999 FA Cup still haunts him, adding that the Welshman’s incredible finish effectively put United on course for a historic Treble.

Having gone ahead through a superb David Beckham strike, United were pegged back by a great finish from Dennis Bergkamp and had Roy Keane sent off for a second yellow deep into the second half.

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Feb 23 2015

Gullit: “United should have signed Hummels”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:36 am

908202_heroaFormer AC Milan and Chelsea star Ruud Gullit has claimed he was left surprise by Louis Van Gaal’s decision not to sign Mats Hummels last summer and in the January transfer window.

United have been linked with the Borussia Dortmund defender for over a year but despite the speculation the German international has remained at the Westfalenstadion so far, with United signing Luke Shaw and Marcos Rojo last summer.

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Feb 20 2015

LVG: “United are the best team in the league”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 11:35 pm

10366211_10155207316600717_263300380222058487_nLouis Van Gaal claimed Manchester United are the best team in the league on current form and that his players have finally started to come to terms with his football philosophy.

United’s new-found resilience has seen them lose just once in their last 19 games since 2 November and they go into Saturday’s game against Swansea third on the table and a game away from a first FA Cup semifinal in four years.

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