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Player Ratings: Manchester United 1-1 Southampton

A year and 10 days on from Manchester United‘s 9-0 thrashing of Southampton, the two sides met again at Old Trafford. United started brightly, and after Cristiano Ronaldo failed to convert after rounding goalkeeper Fraser Forster, Jadon Sancho soon made up for it with the game’s opening goal. United continued to look good in the …

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs Southampton

Manchester United are back in action to host Southampton in the Premier League this Saturday. After two disappointing results United will be looking to convert their promising starts of late into all three points against the Saints. Form Guide Manchester United’s performances have been trending upwards but recent results have caused frustration within the fan …

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs Newcastle United

Will he start? Who knows. Should he start? Probably not, but I don’t know. Do I want him to start? Yes. Cristiano Ronaldo has been the main feature of about 85% of noise surrounding this game. Manchester United are set to play Newcastle United in their first match back after the September international fixtures, and …

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Manchester United in August – The Monthly Breakdown

Hey reader, welcome to August’s edition of The Monthly Breakdown. Our aim in this series is to deliver unique insight into Manchester United‘s performances in the last month through the lens of a professional football analyst. August oversaw the Red Devils’ opening Premier League games; at home versus bitter(sweet) rivals Leeds United, and away at …

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Analysing Manchester United’s build-up structure – By Eric Laurie

Written by guest writer and tactical analyst Eric Laurie, follow him on Twitter here. For different reasons, the coaching staff at Manchester United have been very persistent in their use of a double pivot over the past few seasons. I assume the rationale behind this is based on a couple different factors. One of those …

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