Manchester United Vs St. Etienne Preview | Europa League

Manchester United Vs St. Etienne Preview | Europa League

In general, English sides exhibit an unfavorable attitude towards the Europa League, as Tottenham Hotspurs on many occasions and Liverpool in a few seasons under Rodgers showed.  The teams have to play on Thursday night and then be ready for league football by Sunday afternoon or so. Last season, Liverpool seemed to prioritize Europa League over other commitments and while they reached the final of Europa League, they did suffer a bit in the Premier League standings. This season, at …
Paul Pogba Sends Manchester United Back to Wembley

Paul Pogba Sends Manchester United Back to Wembley

Paul Pogba's goal has ensured Manchester United's progress to their first EFL Cup final since 2009 despite a 2-1 defeat on Thursday to Marco Silva's Hull City at the KCOM stadium. United made the trip to Hull on the back of a fairly comfortable 2-0 lead from Old Trafford in the first leg - thanks to a late goal from Marouane Fellaini. The Red Devils insisted on treating the second leg with caution prior to the match and Jose Mourinho …
Manchester United v Reading - FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

Manchester United v Reading - FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

It's the FA Cup weekend and holders Manchester United will face Championship side Reading at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. United, a record twelve time winners of the FA Cup, have finally found their feet in the Premier League. Mourinho's Red Devils are on a thirteen game unbeaten run, their longest since Sir Alex Ferguson's final season in charge, including putting together a series of seven wins on the bounce in all competitions. They are not short of confidence and …
Liverpool vs Manchester United - Key Battles

Liverpool vs Manchester United - Key Battles

The big night draws ever closer. Battle lines have been drawn. The two most successful teams in English football clash on Monday Night… And what a clash it will be. Both teams have undergone changes in personnel in some form or the other, but the tension and rivalry remains the same. Nay, it actually gets more intense with each year that passes! These are some of the duels we are likely to see in this, the most watched/spoken/fought about football match in the world. …
The Centre-Back Comparison | Who has had the most impact so far?

The Centre-Back Comparison | Who has had the most impact so far?

The dynamic of football is changing and it is most evident in how defenders have carried themselves over the years from when they were expected to be the leaders and physically robust men in the side by default to the more rounded version of defenders that have dominated Europe and their respective domestic leagues in recent seasons by playing a key role in the build up from the back. The two most successful managers in the modern era Jose Mourinho and …
Manchester United vs Stoke City Preview - Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Stoke City Preview - Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke City have endured a tough start to the season, having failed to win in their first 6 games of the season. Currently sitting in the relegation zone at the 19th spot, the Potters, who have been renowned for their defensive muscle over the last few years have already shipped 15 goals in the league and their defensive miseries do not seem be parting ways with them. They travel to Manchester United on Sunday in a bid to reverse the …
Top 5 New Signings That Impressed on Debut

Top 5 New Signings That Impressed on Debut

The new Premier League season is touted to be one of the toughest and rightfully so – it has the few of the world’s best managers and players in it right now, but how have the new signings fared so far? A lot of teams have had new signings and a lot gave way to a lot of speculation and hype during the transfer season, but how many of them actually live up to their expectations (and price tag), remains …
Can Eric Bailly Be The Answer To United's Defensive Woes?

Can Eric Bailly Be The Answer To United's Defensive Woes?

Manchester United could not have asked for a better Community Shield game against Leicester City – the reigning champions of the Premier League. With stellar performances from all players, and a delightful array of goals, it was indeed a sight for sore eyes for the United fans. However, the man who stood out, had to be Eric Bailly. One of the highlights of the match was when Bailly was chasing after Jamie Vardy. Although it counted for nothing, the cheer …