UNITED SUFFER SECOND DEFEAT IN THREE

  • 29 March 2022

Manchester United have suffered a second defeat in three games in all competitions after they were beaten at home by Spanish La Liga champions Atletico Madrid as they crashed out of the Champions League at the round of 16 stage. The Red Devils were beaten 1-0 at home by their Spanish opponents to add to the defeat suffered at the hands of Manchester City in the Premier League Manchester Derby over the last three matches in all competitions.

UNITED UNBEATEN RUN ENDED BY CITY

  • 10 March 2022

Manchester United were on a lengthy unbeaten run before they played Manchester City in the Manchester Derby on the Premier League stage on Sunday. The Red Devils were on a run of eleven (11) games without defeat in all competitions with eight of the games coming in the Premier League before the City game. At the end of their Manchester Derby clash with the Citizens, Manchester United had lost their unbeaten run due to the 4-1 defeat suffered at the hands of their rivals.

MANCHESTER UNITED EYEING THIRD SUCCESSIVE WIN

  • 1 March 2022

Manchester United have their eyes set on a third successive win ahead of their Champions League trip to Madrid to take on Spanish La Liga holders Atletico Madrid. The Reds Devils have won their last two games in all competitions and they can make it three wins on the bounce if they are able to beat Atletico Madrid who have been out-of-form in the past three months by their usual high standards. Their drop in form has ensured that they are struggling to qualify for next season's Champions League football. Unless they win this season's Champions League title, Atletico Madrid won’t be playing Champions League football next season if they don’t finish in the top-four places at end of the Spanish La Liga this season.

For Manchester United, they were in a mini-crisis before it eased off as a result of the win over Brighton and Hove Albion last week.

SHAW, MCTOMINAY SUSPENDED FOR VILLA

  • 8 February 2022

The Manchester United duo of Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay have been ruled out of the Premier League encounter with Aston Villa away from home due to suspension. Aston Villa play hosts to Manchester United at Villa Park on Saturday evening and the two aforementioned players won't be available due to the accumulation of five yellow cards and an automatic one-game suspension.

Shaw and McTominay were in the Manchester United starting XI as they beat Aston Villa 1-0 at home to seal a place in the FA Cup fourth round. McTominay was the recipient of the only goal of the game scored in the first half. His goal ensured that the Red Devils saw off Villa in their third round clash to seal a meeting with English Championship side Middlebrough in the next round.

UNITED MOVE ABOVE SPURS AFTER WIN

  • 25 January 2022

Three-time European champions Manchester United have moved above North London club Tottenham Hotspur on the Premier League log after their win over Burnley at the Theatre of Dreams on Thursday night. The Red Devils were able to move above the North Londoners to sixth spot in the race for Champions League football at the end of the current season.

Manchester United knew that any form of win over Spurs will see them leapfrog them from seventh to sixth place on the Premier League log and they did just that via a 3-1 win at the expense of a Burnley side who are third from bottom on the league standings. Only the duo of Newcastle United and Norwich City are below the Clarets on the Premier League table.

CARRICK CONFIRMS MAN UNITED EXIT

  • 17 December 2021

Michael Carrick confirmed his exit from Manchester United shortly after he led the team to a 3-2 comeback win over Arsenal in the Premier League.In his post-match press conference at the end of the Arsenal game, Carrick said that he had given it a deep thought before arriving at the decision toleave the Red Devils.

Carrick has been at Manchester United for the better part of the last two decades. The Englishman joined the club in a big money move from Tottenham Hotspur and he went on to retire at Manchester United. The caretaker manager joined the backroom staff under former manager Jose Mourinho when he retired over three years ago. Carrick was then promoted to the assistant manager role whenOle Gunnar Solskjaer was named manager in the place of the sacked Mourinho in December 2018.

UNITED DUO OF CITY CLASH

  • 25 November 2021

Manchester United will be without two of their most important players for the visit of city rivals Manchester City in the Premier League this weekend. The Red Devils have to navigate the Manchester Derby encounter with the holders without the French duo of Raphael Varane and Paul Pogba.

TELLES, LINGARD IN LATEST UNITED SQUAD

  • 17 October 2021

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that the duo of Alex Telles and Jesse Lingard would be in his latest squad as his team attempts to seal a place in the Carabao Cup fourth round. Solskjaer and his wards will have to navigate the Carabao Cup third round tie with West Ham United at home to book their place in the fourth round of the competition.

In his press conference ahead of the latest meeting with the Hammers, Solskjaer told reporters that Brazilian international left-back Alex Telles and England national team star Jesse Lingard would be in his squad for the Carabao Cup tie. According to the United boss, Telles will be in the squad at least, while Lingard has a spot in the starting XI for the game.

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