Tag Archive for Champions League

Player Ratings: Magnificent Marouane Fellaini & sub-par Martial as United win 3-0

David de Gea – Largely untested, but made a cracking save in the second half to preserve his clean sheet. 6/10

Ashley Young – Put in a cracking cross for Fellaini’s opener and was solid defensively. Nice to have him back as it gives Jose another option. 7/10

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Xherdan Shaqiri tells FC Basel how to beat Manchester United

Manchester United drew 2-2 with Stoke City over the weekend, and they’ll have no time to dwell on those dropped points, because next up is a game against FC Basel in the Champions League.

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Pep Guardiola has his say on whether Manchester United can finish in the top four

Manchester United’s league position feels somewhat false at the moment, particularly over the last month or so when the performances on display have been pretty good. However, at this point in time, United are a massive nine points off the top four – and we’re only in December.

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Manchester United fans react to being knocked out of the Champions League

Manchester United Football Club were dumped out of the Champions League in horrendous fashion, with Louis van Gaal’s side losing 3-2 away at Wolfsburg. The Iron Tulip’s side will now play in the Europa League come the turn of the year.

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Player Ratings: Wolfsburg 3-2 Manchester United – woeful Smalling display

David de Gea – Made some outstanding saves to keep Manchester United in with a shout. 7/10

Guillermo Varela – Definitely one of the positives on the night, he looked great defensively. 7/10

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Manchester United fans react to ridiculously late linesman decision to disallow goal

Manchester United Football Club are currently trailing Wolfsburg 2-1 at half-time, with Louis van Gaal’s side probably feeling infuriated going into the break – due to an absolutely abysmal call from the officiating team.

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Confirmed Starting XI: Wolfsburg vs Manchester United – debut given

Manchester United Football Club head to Germany in a make or break fixture, as they take on Wolfsburg in just over an hours time. Louis van Gaal has several injury issues on his hands, which has led to a full debut for Guillermo Varela at right-back.

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Match Preview: Wolfsburg vs Manchester United

Manchester United head to Germany tonight, in a must win game against one of the toughest sides to beat at home – Wolfsburg. The German giants currently sit top of Champions League Group B, but the real danger comes from PSV, who’ll move above us in the table if they better our result.

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Betting Preview: Wolfsburg vs Manchester United

Manchester United head to Germany to take on Wolfsburg in a crucial Champions League decider. A win guarantees promotion to the knockout round, where a draw means we have to hope that PSV fall short against CSKA Moscow to qualify.

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Predicted Starting XI: Wolfsburg vs Manchester United

Manchester United simply have to win this one, and only a point will suffice if PSV manage to lose at home to CSKA Moscow in the final game week. Ahead of the game United have several injuries hampering the squad, and we could see and extremely youthful side take to the field tomorrow.

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