Manchester United just cannot catch a break at the moment, with Jose Mourinho’s side losing another game in poor manner over the weekend. Things don’t get any easier either, with Pep Guardiola bringing his Manchester City side to Old Trafford for the second time of the season.
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In the early hours of Monday morning, Manchester United had announced that their fixture against Manchester City in the International Champions Cup would be postponed. This was obviously a bitter blow for the fans around the world, and even moreso for the ones that had travelled to the stadium.
Manchester United’s first derby of the season could be about to get called off, due to torrential rain in Beijing. That’s according to ESPN, who say Monday’s fixture is in major doubt as flooding could be a real issue, ahead of the 12:30 kick-off in the Birds Nest.
Manchester United secured an absolutely massive result this evening, as Louis van Gaal’s side got one over on their local rivals City. Marcus Rashford was the hero with a fantastic goal early on in the game, with the three points giving us a real shot at the top four.
Manchester United Football Club take on their fiercest of rivals this weekend, with Manuel Pellegrini brining Manchester City to Old Trafford for the first Manchester derby of the season in a clash involving two of the best sides in the country.
Manchester United have been dealt their second piece of good news this morning, with Manchester City suffering two major injury blows ahead of the derby at the end of the month. On Thursday Sergio Aguero suffered a hamstring injury that’ll keep him sidelined for a month.
Manchester United have been given an early injury boost ahead of the Manchester derby which takes place towards the end of this month. Sergio Aguero suffered a hamstring problem whilst on international duty, and is expected to be out for at least a month.
Manchester United are back! Louis van Gaal’s men won their first home derby in four years, and the three points came in superb fashion. The 4-2 scoreline flattered Manchester City somewhat, as United played them off the park minus the first 10 or 15 minutes of the highly anticipated clash.
In this piece I attempt to delve into the tactically brilliant mind of Louis van Gaal. How will he approach the game? Who will play? What’s he been saying in the tactical meetings? Once we go down this rabbit hole there’s no telling what we’ll find. If I tug on the rope twice, pull me out.
In a game that most Manchester United fans will want to forget rather quickly, being in that horrible position shown just how good our club and its fans are. At 4-0 down to our local rivals, the away support still out-sang the home fans quite easily. The picture below further goes to show exactly why our club has the best away following in the land.