Manchester United defeated Premier League opponents Crystal Palace 2-1 on their Wednesday visit courtesy of goals from summer additions.
World record summer signing Paul Pogba got the first goal in the injury time of the first half before Zlatan Ibrahimovic added the winner in the closing minutes after James McArthur’s equalizer.
The hosts Palace would not be happy with the result considering that it makes just one win in 10 Premier League games. The loss leaves Palace three points above the relegation zone and in a disappointing state as they continually fail to get a win. They are set to face log leaders Chelsea next which spells more doom considering the form of the Blues. There is Arsenal on New Year as well meaning more likely losses for Palace.
“We knew we had this tricky spell of matches coming up. We’ve got a big game Saturday so we’ve got to take what we can out of this game in terms of our confidence levels. read more …
Historically, Manchester United is considered to be biggest club as they have won the Premier League title on 13 occasions which is more than any other team. Chelsea are the current champions of England but their recent uprising only started a few years ago when a new owner took charge of the club and started pouring in major cash.
From the looks of it, the number of league titles won makes no difference or impact when it comes to the amount of fans that a club has as Manchester United was voted as the most hated team in the Premier League, this result arrived after a recent poll which was made in the past week.
This poll was made by the British national daily tabloid newspaper The Mirror. Fans were asked which club is their most hated and loved in the Premier League and at the top of the most disliked club was Manchester United while Chelsea came in 2nd place.
At the other side of the poll was the most loved clubs and at the top of this list was located Southampton while in 2nd place was Bournemouth. Swansea City, Arsenal and Everton completed the top 5 spots of this list as the clubs which are most adored in the Premier League.
The results of this poll doesn’t come as much of a surprise as Manchester United is a club which is filled with controversy especially from certain decisions which have been from referees when it comes to home matches being played in Old Trafford.
‘’Fergie time’’ is a phrase that is well known in the Premier League and it refers to a significantly long period of time which was added to the game during matches of Manchester United especially when they were behind in the scoreboard. read more …
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini played an integral part in the club’s revival in fortunes towards the end of the season.
The Belgian seemingly was heading towards an exit when Louis Van Gaal took over. After all, he had just completed a very poor first season at Old Trafford and he was widely rated as not being a ‘United type of player’. Amidst all such opinions,Fellaini managed to play a vital role in Unitedreturning to the Champions League. Some of his key goals came in key matches – like against West Brom – when United were struggling to make any impact.
The 27-year-old is at the peak of his career and United are set to take advantage of this physical presence in a big way going forward. The former Everton man finished last season with seven goals from 27 matches. More importantly, he has helped retain the ball in the attacking third of the pitch due to his physical presence.Fellaini, though, sees his future at United transforming into a defensive midfielder going forward. Often players resorted to playing in this position towards the end of their career, but Fellaini started out here and sees himself ending his career in this position as well. read more …
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