Having returned to the top of the table last week, Manchester United came crashing down to earth on Sunday, as they suffered their second defeat of the season, losing 3-0 away at Arsenal. Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil within the first 20 minutes obliterated United, who were lucky not to suffer a bigger defeat and will now have to regroup ahead of a difficult trip to Goodison Park after the international break.
Here’s five talking points from yesterday.
Manchester United picked up their first three points in the Champions League as they overcame a good Wolfsburg side on Wednesday night. Following their 2-1 defeat in Eindhoven, United found themselves a goal behind after less than five minutes but restore parity through a Juan Mata penalty in the first half, before Chris Smalling scored the winner soon after the break.
However, it was far from for United and here’s five talking points from last night.
Manchester United went top of the Premier League for the first time since winning the league in 2013 after comfortably beating Sunderland 3-0.
After yet another uninspiring first half, United shifted scored either side of halftime through Memphis Depay and Wayne Rooney before Juan Mata added a third late on to clinch United’s third consecutive league win.
Here’s five talking points from Saturday afternoon.
Manchester United’s return to the Champions League did not turn out to be the night to remember they had hoped for, as they relinquished a 1-0 lead to lose 2-1 against PSV Eindhoven, while Luke Shaw suffered an horrendous injury.
After a season-long absence from European football’s elite competition, United took the lead in the first half and were in control for large spells of the game but only have themselves to blame for returning from Holland empty handed.
Here’s five talking points from Tuesday night.
Manchester United’s unbeaten start to the campaign came to an abrupt halt away at Swansea, as the Reds surrendered a 1-0 lead to suffer their third consecutive 2-1 defeat against Gary Monk’s side.
After a brisk start in the first half, United were lucky to be level at half-time but hit the front early in the second half, as Juan Mata netted his first goal of the season to give his side a 1-0 lead. However, Swansea bounced back and scored twice within five minutes to condemn United to their first defeat of the season, as doubts over this squad’s future begin to mount.
Here’s five talking points from yesterday
Manchester United returned to the Champions League proper after a resounding win against Club Brugge on Wednesday night.
Much as they did after going behind in the first leg, United produced the kind of football that has so far eluded them in Europe, showing the kind of fluidity and clinical approach up-front that has too often been missed in the first three Premier League games.
Here’s five things we’ve learned from last night…
Manchester United’s winning start to the season came to an abrupt end on Saturday, as Louis Van Gaal’s men slumped to disappointing 0-0 draw against Newcastle.
Having started with purpose and intensity, United soon faded away as they were hampered by the now all too familiar anaemic strike-force, even though Wayne Rooney had a goal ruled out for offside.
Here’s five things we’ve learned from yesterday.
Manchester United are a step closer to returning to the Champions League proper after beating Club Brugge 3-1 in the first leg of their playoff tie.
United marked their return to European football after an 18-month hiatus with a performance that grew in confidence after the worst possible start.
Here’s five talking points from last night