Dec 09 2014

Five things we’ve learnt from Saints vs United

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 9:30 am

Southampton-v-Manchester-United-Premier-LeagueIt wasn’t pretty, in fact it was downright horrendous and dull, as dull as United had been in years. But it was also a fifth consecutive win, the second in a row away from home and achieved against a side that, at least for the time being, is a direct rival for a top four finish.

Apart from the result and an outstanding away support there wasn’t much to save from United’s 2-1 win at Southampton, though here’s five things we have learnt from Monday night.

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Dec 03 2014

Five things we’ve learnt from United vs Stoke

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 9:31 am

Manchester-United-v-Stoke (1)It wasn’t pretty by any stretch of imagination. In fact it was dire for large spells of the game and the last 120 seconds were downright frightening, but Manchester United have a fourth consecutive win under their belt after beating Stoke 2-1 and more reasons to be confident ahead of two testing fixtures.

That it was achieved without Wayne Rooney and Angel Di Maria and while annoying Mark Hughes, made it even better

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Nov 30 2014

Five things we have learnt from United vs Hull City

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 10:15 am

Manchester-United-v-Hull (1)A third win in a row, a second clean sheet in the last three matches and yet more encouraging signs for Louis Van Gaal. Here’s five things we have learnt from United’s 3-0 win against Hull.

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Nov 23 2014

Five things we’ve learnt from Arsenal vs United

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 12:06 pm

Arsenal-v-Manchester-United (2)United have finally won away from home and, albeit aided by a large slice of luck, Saturday’s 2-1 win at the Emirates could and should be the turning point we’ve been waiting for. Here’s five things we have learnt from yesterday.

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Nov 03 2014

Smalling and improvements, 5 things we’ve learnt from the derby

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 11:10 am

Chris SmallingMondays are nobody’s idea of fun, mondays after losing the derby even less so.

The fact that United have developed a losing habit against City – yesterday’s was United’s sixth defeatĀ in the last seven meetings against City – doesn’t make the result easier to accept either and looking for positives could seem a petulant exercise, though United do have a case for some optimism.

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Oct 27 2014

Last minute goals and Fellaini: 5 things we’ve learnt from United vs Chelsea

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 11:19 am

Manchester-United-v-ChelseaIt is now almost a year since Manchester United won a game against a top four side, but there were positives to be drawn from the 1-1 draw against Chelsea on Sunday, even though United remain a work in progress.

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Sep 28 2014

Five things we’ve learnt from United vs West Ham

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 10:27 am

Rooney-2Having conjured to spectacularly self-implode against Leicester a week ago, United were back to winning ways against West Ham on Saturday, registering their second consecutive home win and, crucially, conceding just once.

What looked to be a fairly routine win after 20 minutes, however, turned out be anything but as United made things complicated for themselves yet again. Here’s five things we have learnt from Saturday.

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Sep 22 2014

Goals but no leaders: 5 things we’ve learnt from United vs Leicester

Tag: Match Reports,Opinion Piece @ 5:16 pm

Leonardo UlloaIt was fun while it lasted, then it unravelled in catastrophic fashion but, bad as it was, there were some positives to be taken from United’s defeat on Sunday. Here’s five things we’ve learnt from Leicester away

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