Author: Omar Samhouri

Manchester United got their season back on track beating Arsenal 3-2 at Old Trafford. In an end to end encounter, either teams could have grabbed all 3 points. Michael Carrick went back to the old 4-2-3-1 and Manchester United’s defense looked as open as ever. Arsenal showed intent from the start but United showed character to come back and win the game. Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo were the goal scorers for United. Player Ratings: 1- David De Gea: Made a couple of great saves but should have seen them play out for Smith-Rowe’s goal. 5 2- Diogo Dalot: Filled…

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Manchester United got a hard-earned point after a 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Michael Carrick set the Red Devils up to defend in numbers, dropping Cristiano Ronaldo and Donny Van De Beek for Bruno Fernandes and Nemanja Matic. Jadon Sancho scored the opener for United after Jorginho’s howler but the Italian converted a penalty in the second half to equalize for the hosts. Player Ratings: 1- David De Gea: Made a couple of great saves early on to keep United in the game. 7 2- Aaron Wan-Bissaka: Absolutely horrible on the ball. Tuchel instructed his team to start…

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Manchester United kicked off the post-Ole era in the best way possible winning 2-0 against Villareal in Spain. While the overall team performance was not the best, Manchester United just need to get results to life the vibes around the club. Interim manager Micheal Carrick opted to drop Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford for Donny Van De Beek and Anthony Martial in hopes that the team would come out with a much different structure than what was shown in previous games. Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho scored the goals in the second half. Player ratings: 1- David De Gea: Kept…

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Manchester United have released a statement officially confirming that Ole Gunnar Solskjær has left his role as manager of the club. After an abysmal run of domestic form including five losses in the last seven league games, even the most die-hard supporters of the Norwegian manager could back the decision to let him go. However, his termination is unlike the terminations of the three managers that preceded him. For starters, he was afforded more time to get it right than Moyes, Van Gaal or Mourinho ever got. The most critical of United fans would argue that he should have been…

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Manchester United’s horrendous run of form continues as they are comfortably beaten 2-0 by Manchester City at Old Trafford. Right from the get-go, Manchester United looked confused, aimless and purposeless against a City side that did not have to break a sweat. Something has to change at United or things can go real ugly real quick. Player ratings: 1- David De Gea: Kept the game from being a cricket score in the first half producing save after save. Should have dealt with their second. 7 2- Victor Lindelof: Not good enough. 2 3- Eric Bailly: Same old story. Has a…

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s stoppage time equalizer gave Manchester United a hard fought draw against Atalanta in Italy. Manchester United lined up in a back 3 again but were forced to switch back to a 4-2-3-1 when Raphael Varane went off injured. Manchester United are still top with 7 points from 4 games. Player Ratings: 1- David De Gea: This was his worst performance of the season by a mile. Let in a very weak shot for Atalanta’s first and was glued to his line for their second. Shades of his performances from the past 2 seasons. 3 2- Aaron Wan-Bissaka: Really,…

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Manchester United bounced back from the humiliation at the hands of Liverpool with a convincing 3-0 win against Tottenham in London. Ole Gunnar Solksjaer opted to switch to a 3-5-2 instead of the usual 4-2-3-1 and it worked to perfection. Manchester United stifled any threat posed by Harry Kane and Son. Things are not suddenly fine at United, far from it still, but the fans needed a reaction and got one. Cristiano Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani, and Marcus Rashford were the goal scorers for United. Player ratings: 1- David De Gea: Untested all game. 6 2- Victor Lindelof: Really solid today.…

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Manchester United were run riot by Liverpool losing 5-0 at Old Trafford. In what can only be called a dark day in the club’s history, it seems like Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s men have reached rock bottom. The Red Devil’s abysmal domestic run of form continues, picking up one point from their last 4 league games. It is yet to be seen whether or not the Norwegian will keep his job as Manchester United manager, but this result might just be the final nail in the coffin. Player ratings: 1- David De Gea: There is a weird correlation between David De…

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Manchester United went top of Group F in the Champions League after completing a second-half comeback against Atalanta at Old Trafford. Second-half goals from Marcus Rashford, Harry Maguire, and Cristiano Ronaldo gave The Red Devils all three points after the visitors went 2-0 up after 30 minutes. Player ratings: 1- David De Gea: Not at fault for either goal and made a couple of smart saves to keep United in the game. 6 2- Aaron Wan-Bissaka: A solid return to the side after being suspended in the last Champions League game. Provided bursts of energy and defended against their left…

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Manchester United’s 29 unbeaten game streak away from home has ended in disastrous fashion as they were convincingly beaten by Leicester City at the King Power stadium. The Red Devils were second best all game long and were outclassed by a Leicester side that have been struggling this season. The pressure on Solksjaer is greater than ever as United’s next run of fixtures will make or break their campaign. Mason Greenwood and the returning Marcus Rashford were the goal scorers for United. player Ratings: 1- David De Gea: The Spaniard sold Harry Maguire a bit short in their first goal…

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