You’d have to say that Manchester United’s biggest game of the season takes place this coming Thursday. The Red Devils head to Spain to take on Celta Vigo in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final, and what an intriguing prospect it is.
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Manchester United have been playing some really good football recently, and it feels as though Jose Mourinho is finally getting his players to perform exactly how he wants them to. That said, the Red Devils still sit outside of the top four, although the gap is definitely closing.
As we all know, Manchester United made it to the final of the EFL Trophy last week, when Jose Mourinho’s men beat Hull City 3-2 on aggregate. That booked the Red Devils a place in the final against a talented Southampton team – in another potentially tricky fixture.
Manchester United found themselves dumped in the Europa League this season, largely down to Louis van Gaal’s poor tactics and dull style of play. The baton has been picked up by Jose Mourinho, and his side will be doing their utmost to succeed in all competitions.
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Manchester United lost their second game of the week last evening, with Louis van Gaal’s side looking extremely poor in the 2-1 defeat away at Bournemouth. One man who was left out of action was Ashley Young, and that was a bit of a bizarre decision in the fans eyes.
Manchester United will be looking to avenge the 1-0 loss to Manchester City earlier in the season, and going off form there is no better time for the game against local rivals, with much more than pride at stake.
Over fifteen years ago, Manchester United completed the unthinkable treble, securing the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League crowns all in the same season. To this day, that feat hasn’t been replicated in this country, and its something that only the elite teams across Europe have achieved.
United have been drawn against Stoke City in the quarter-final of the Capital One Cup. The tie will take place away from home, and the winner will go into the New Year with a two-legged semi-final to look forward to. United beat Stoke 3-2 at Old Trafford last weekend, and will be looking for similar success in the cup competition.