Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United have been playing at a supremely high level recently, and it has been an absolute joy to watch. The manager seems to have reinstalled that winning mentality at the Theatre of Dreams, and now the new year starts with another tricky fixture for the reds.
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Manchester United began their journey South today, as they prepare to take on a new-look West Ham side who look a real threat to any Premier League opponent. Louis van Gaal will have to ensure his men are fully prepared for this one.
Manchester United will be looking to get back into winning ways this Saturday, as a trip to Harry Redknapp’s QPR is on the cards. The team made their way to London yesterday, with a whole host of several first-team players set for a recall to the starting line-up.
After a consultation with the Fans’ Forum, Manchester United have decided to knock £4 off the cost of every away ticket bought by a United fan. The first game that this comes into play will be the away game against Fulham on the 2nd November.
Just a week after the widely publicised ‘Kick It Out’ campaign, a Chelsea fan at last nights match was stupid enough to aim a monkey gesture at Danny Welbeck. Chelsea fans really are the worst fans in the land, last week they threw bits of chairs at their own stewards and they also booed Rio Ferdinand because his brother was racially abused.
6,000 reds travelled to Stamford Bridge last night, and from the first minute till the last they never stopped singing. Some very creative banners were also taken along, with one reading ‘Referee, leader, legend’ and another reading ‘Chelsea: Standing up to racism since Sunday’.
Yesterday United did something they didn’t do once last season, they showed that fighting spirit and that belief that they are never beaten till the end. Coming from 2-1 down with just five minutes to play, they ended up winning the game 3-2 thanks to a special hat trick from Robin van Persie.
Our Premier League opener vs. Everton was always going to be extremely tough, and that’s exactly how it proved. All credit to Everton last night, they thoroughly deserved their 1-0 win. Fellaini bossed the midfield single-handedly, he was a threat up top, too. Michael Carrick at centre half proved to be our downfall.
Our Premier League campaign gets underway in a tricky away fixture vs. Everton tonight. With our fans trying to guess at a possible lineup for the last few weeks, our first line-up of the season is finally confirmed. New signing RVP starts on the bench, Michael Carrick starts at centre back alongside Nemanja Vidic.