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« Reply #48180 on: January 24, 2021, 11:03:07 PM »
Great game and great result. Could and should have made it an easier win. Their 2nd goal was a gift. No idea what was going on with kickouts. Maguire was poor again today.  Hope rasher isnt injured.

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« Reply #48181 on: January 25, 2021, 09:14:49 AM »
Some sloppy defending by Liverpool for those goals by its shows the class that United capitalise on other teams errors.  Mentally a huge win for United. 
Anytime Rashford got the ball he looked like he was going to do something good with it, had a standout game yesterday as did Pogba. 
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« Reply #48182 on: January 25, 2021, 09:19:08 AM »
Great game and great result. Could and should have made it an easier win. Their 2nd goal was a gift. No idea what was going on with kickouts. Maguire was poor again today.  Hope rasher isnt injured.

I have been wondering this about uniteds kickouts too, They have done it alot recently. I dont understand the thinking at all, especially with Maguire so prone to a mistake
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« Reply #48183 on: January 25, 2021, 09:52:50 AM »
Great game and great result. Could and should have made it an easier win. Their 2nd goal was a gift. No idea what was going on with kickouts. Maguire was poor again today.  Hope rasher isnt injured.

I have been wondering this about uniteds kickouts too, They have done it alot recently. I dont understand the thinking at all, especially with Maguire so prone to a mistake

To be fair when DeGea is in it keeps the opposition on the kick outs as if there is a high pressure he has the ability to ping it out to the wings accurately, Henderson doesnt have that yet.

I dont mind it as Maguire is better on the ball than people give him credit for.

Great result and to be fair it was comfortable and should have been more so which maybe shows the progress and the confidence that is building.

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« Reply #48184 on: January 25, 2021, 11:30:31 AM »
Great game and great result. Could and should have made it an easier win. Their 2nd goal was a gift. No idea what was going on with kickouts. Maguire was poor again today.  Hope rasher isnt injured.

I have been wondering this about uniteds kickouts too, They have done it alot recently. I dont understand the thinking at all, especially with Maguire so prone to a mistake

I assume itís to draw Liverpool players towards them, and create space further out the field to play the ball. But itís very risky. One slip and itís a goal.

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« Reply #48185 on: January 25, 2021, 01:09:28 PM »
Great game and great result. Could and should have made it an easier win. Their 2nd goal was a gift. No idea what was going on with kickouts. Maguire was poor again today.  Hope rasher isnt injured.

I have been wondering this about uniteds kickouts too, They have done it alot recently. I dont understand the thinking at all, especially with Maguire so prone to a mistake

I assume itís to draw Liverpool players towards them, and create space further out the field to play the ball. But itís very risky. One slip and itís a goal.

That's it in a nutshell, bring the high press on and try to get in behind it as quickly as possible.
Risky for sure, but the midfielders are now more comfortable receiving that initial pass and bringing it out, last season Fred especially got caught and turned over so many times in that area, definitely have worked on it and he isnt getting caught as much.

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« Reply #48186 on: January 25, 2021, 01:17:58 PM »
Great to be on the right end of the result, thought we looked dangerous every time we went forward. Ole was a lot more attacking with his selection, 3 genuine forwards and 2 attacking midfielders in VDB & Pogba so it was a change from how he usually approaches big games which shows confidence is growing. Got to laugh at Pogba, where was he the last 4 years; There's such a difference in his work rate and how he tracks back, clearly just couldn't be bothered previously.

Greenwood needed that goal, played very well too and was a constant threat. VDB the only disappointment, the game passed him by.

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« Reply #48187 on: January 25, 2021, 03:30:48 PM »
Im not defending Pogba but I think the previous 4 years he was looking at the quality alongside him and saying to himself what's the point we are going now where. Now a lot of the deadwood has been cleared and playing with world class players in Cavini and Fernandes he sees potential. Even they don't win the Premiership but Ole assures him of a couple of high profile signings in the summer the push for a move might not be big it as previous was.
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« Reply #48188 on: January 25, 2021, 05:35:04 PM »
The biggest improvements in Pogbas game the last number of weeks has been his workrate and defensive play. For example his tackle in the build up to Uniteds 1st goal yesterday has been rarely seen before from him in a United jersey.

The two goals conceded yesterday was very preventable. Fred and Matic are better doing the CDM role than McTominay. He along with Shaw and Lindelof was caught napping on the 1st goal and while the 2nd goal came from a misplaced Cavani pass Henderson should have save that shot with his legs.

I'd expect more rotation for Wednesdays game against Sheffield United. Telles, Bailly, Fred, Martial all likely given starts.  Diallo could make his debut off the bench.