Lukaku steps up against former club as United beat Chelsea

Lukaku steps up against former club as United beat Chelsea

For only the second time in the last 15 occasions in all competitions, On Sunday, Manchester United emerged victorious against the Blues of West London. Both of those wins have come under the Portuguese and while United put in arguably their best display of 2016/17 against Chelsea last season, the latest win has come under much more difficult circumstances. Chelsea had the better start - bringing in all the confidence they had gained from a fighting 1-1 against Barcelona in …
Manchester United v Chelsea Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v Chelsea Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

It's a truly blockbuster Sunday this weekend - as second-placed Manchester United welcome fourth-placed Chelsea to Old Trafford as bitter rivals Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte come face to face after waging a war of words in the weeks leading up to this game. Manchester United are in a tricky period in the season. Having come off Sevilla with a 0-0, United have given themselves the onerous task of overcoming the Spanish side next week to progress in the competition …
Sevilla v Manchester United | Champions League Preview

Sevilla v Manchester United | Champions League Preview

The Champions League Round of 16 resumes this midweek as English sides lock horns against the Spanish counterparts in an absorbing doubleheader. Jose Mourinho's Manchester United will make the trip to Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán to take on Montella's injury-hit Sevilla as they look to reach the Quarter-finals of the competition for the first time in four years. The Spanish side finished as runners-up in Group E, finishing second to Liverpool and above the likes of Spartak Moscow and Maribor with …
Lukaku's Lack of Goals at Manchester United - What's the issue?

Lukaku's Lack of Goals at Manchester United - What's the issue?

As Manchester United lost their second game in the last three - at St. James' Park, after a performance that was as non-cohesive as it can be, got them what they deserved, which is to say, nothing. Even looking past Jose Mourinho's strangely dubious record at Newcastle, the visitors' lack of conviction and attacking plan against a side fighting to stay in the league with their previous win coming in October, was quite alarming. It was not the first time …
Manchester United v Stoke City Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v Stoke City Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

On Monday Night, Jose Mourinho's Manchester United will host a struggling and manager-less Stoke City side at Old Trafford - with 3 points on the line. Football had taken a back seat at Man United - with all the noise around the apparent pursuit of Alexis Sanchez, a player who Jose Mourinho described as "phenomenal" in his pre-match press conference. The Red Devils, fresh from their break in Dubai will be expected come out with a rejuvenated display on Monday …
Lukaku and Lingard keep Manchester United in the Chase

Lukaku and Lingard keep Manchester United in the Chase

Out of all the ways that a football match could be won, Mourinho's Manchester United characteristically picked out the most tedious and nerve-wracking one out there at the Hawthorns on Sunday evening. Against a West Bromwich Albion side who have yet to win a Premier League encounter since August, United started the game, probably rightly so, in second gear. After some deliberation in the middle of the park, the visitors scored off what now seems like a routine well-mastered attempt …
West Brom vs Manchester United Preview | Key Men, Team News & Stats

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

Manchester United have a trip to West Brom this weekend as they attempt to get their title challenge back on track. It looks unlikely that they can keep up with Manchester City, let alone better them, but Jose Mourinho will not want his players to throw in the towel. Their local rivals' match against Tottenham will be played on the day before and if they drop points, it will give United an even greater incentive to pick up three points …
Why Michy Batshuayi needs to push for a January move away from Chelsea

Why Michy Batshuayi needs to push for a January move away from Chelsea

Michy Batshuayi signed for Chelsea with a growing reputation, but he hasn’t been given the opportunities that many expected him to have. The latest snub came on Tuesday as he didn’t start, despite the absence of Alvaro Morata. Antonio Conte opted for Eden Hazard as a lone striker and his Belgian team-mate had to make do with a cameo from the bench. When he signed from Marseille, he was young and could spend some time operating in a lesser role. …
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