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

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

A few weeks ago, the second Manchester derby of the Premier League season would have been seen as a huge match for the title race. However, Manchester United have fallen off the pace and their focus will be on consolidating their position in the top four. They are currently 14 points behind Manchester City and the run-in is likely to be a procession for Pep Guardiola's side. That said, this fixture is important for the respective fan bases and Ole …
Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The eye-catching fixture of the weekend will be played at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea welcome Manchester United. This will be a match that has ramifications for the battle for the top four. The visitors are currently in second position and they have been talked about as potential title contenders. The form of Manchester City means that it is now unlikely, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shouldn’t take their position in the top four for granted, as they are only six points …
Manchester United vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United seem to be the most likely to join Manchester City in the title race, given their position in the table and recent performances. They welcome Everton to Old Trafford on Saturday and they will be looking to take the momentum from their record-equalling victory over Southampton. The position at the top of the division will become clearer following this round of fixtures, as Manchester City and Liverpool face each other. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping that his …
Edinson Cavani is proving to be a great signing for Manchester United

Edinson Cavani is proving to be a great signing for Manchester United

The differing fortunes of Manchester United and Liverpool during the week underlined the value of one piece of transfer business conducted by the latter in the summer. There were eyebrows raised when United signed Edinson Cavani on a free transfer, due to his age and wages. However, he has already had a huge impact and played a role in the team’s lofty league position. In basic terms, the Uruguayan striker is a world class goal scorer and a born winner. …
Are Manchester United In A Title Challenge?

Are Manchester United In A Title Challenge?

By winning at Turf Moor on Tuesday, the Red Devils top the Premier League table for the first time since the opening day of the 2018-19 season. Given that they played the first game that weekend with Bournemouth bettering their result only a few hours later, only the most diehard supporter would have drawn any comfort from that brief stay at the summit. Manchester United eventually finished thirty-two points off the champions, Manchester City, come the end of the season. …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 12

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 12

Matchweek 12 is in the books, and there's no rest for the Premier League as we are set to roll straight into Matchweek 13 starting Tuesday night. Over this past week we saw some good football, some bad football, some expected results and some surprising results. We witness players making good decisions and turning in good displays, we witnessed players making bad decisions and turning in stinkers, and then we witnessed Granit Xhaka. The less said about him the better, …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 10

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 10

In a season that has given us goals, controversy, shocks, shocking defending and injuries by the dozen, Matchweek 10 provided it all and lots of entertainment to boot. Of the ten games, nine of them were good games of football for the neutral. Chelsea vs Spurs was the only dull game, but even then the tactical battle between Lampard and Mourinho was interesting. From managers sniping at each other through the media, to Des Kelly stumbling over his words trying …
United weigh up options as pressure intensifies

United weigh up options as pressure intensifies

The problems at Old Trafford these days are a very different state of affairs to those they faced in Sir Alex’s final season in charge. Oddly enough, it isn’t that the players aren’t up to scratch - sure, Ronaldo and Rooney are long since gone, but it’s hardly a team wanting in talent. Back in 2013, United challenged for titles, Van Persie was defecting to win them the league with 30 goals a season. Nowadays, they beat Everton 3-1 and their manager, …
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