1. Even Louis van Gaal makes mistakes
Manchester United’s setup could’ve cost them a couple of points today, and thats down to Louis van Gaal. The Dutchman started with Darren Fletcher who played poorly, and the three at the back didn’t help matters either.
Manchester United got one over on the old enemy this afternoon, and in some style too. Louis van Gaal guided himself to a 3-0 victory over Liverpool, making it six wins in a row heading into that hectic Christmas period. United are now five points clear of Southampton in fifth place, and are slowly opening up a gap between themselves and a top four spot.
Manchester United overcame a resilient Stoke City side 2-1 at Old Trafford last night, with the home side making it four wins in a row and topping the form guide over the past five league games. Louis van Gaal’s men seem to be hitting form just at the right time, so here are the five things we learned from the latest game: