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« Reply #48060 on: January 04, 2021, 09:02:17 AM »
United have actually been pretty consistent in the league, from a point gaining perspective, over the past year in the league. Saw a 'table' the other day showing the standings of the PL teams since Fernandes joined United. Over the 30 odd games, United were top.

Definitely seem to be gaining a little more consistency and little more confidence.

Baily helps at the back, genuinely think if we had better RB and LB would be a serious threat. But think they are still a couple of players short to maintain a title challenge. Hope I am wrong though.

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« Reply #48061 on: January 04, 2021, 10:24:31 AM »
United have actually been pretty consistent in the league, from a point gaining perspective, over the past year in the league. Saw a 'table' the other day showing the standings of the PL teams since Fernandes joined United. Over the 30 odd games, United were top.

Definitely seem to be gaining a little more consistency and little more confidence.

Baily helps at the back, genuinely think if we had better RB and LB would be a serious threat. But think they are still a couple of players short to maintain a title challenge. Hope I am wrong though.

You say about a better RB and LB, what was the point of spending £50m on AWB?  I thought he was the second coming. I think he is a good solid defensive RB but as I said above he is not the smartest player and is very much a ‘last ditch’ tackling defender. Young and can learn though. Also Alex Telles was brought in to supplement Shaw. Maybe what is needed is patience and let the players that are there settle and develop?

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« Reply #48062 on: January 04, 2021, 01:11:41 PM »
United have actually been pretty consistent in the league, from a point gaining perspective, over the past year in the league. Saw a 'table' the other day showing the standings of the PL teams since Fernandes joined United. Over the 30 odd games, United were top.

Definitely seem to be gaining a little more consistency and little more confidence.

Baily helps at the back, genuinely think if we had better RB and LB would be a serious threat. But think they are still a couple of players short to maintain a title challenge. Hope I am wrong though.

City and Liverpool, so far, have fallen back into the pack this season. If they both continue to perform so, then United have as good a chance as anyone.

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« Reply #48063 on: January 04, 2021, 01:23:09 PM »
United have actually been pretty consistent in the league, from a point gaining perspective, over the past year in the league. Saw a 'table' the other day showing the standings of the PL teams since Fernandes joined United. Over the 30 odd games, United were top.

Definitely seem to be gaining a little more consistency and little more confidence.

Baily helps at the back, genuinely think if we had better RB and LB would be a serious threat. But think they are still a couple of players short to maintain a title challenge. Hope I am wrong though.

You say about a better RB and LB, what was the point of spending £50m on AWB?  I thought he was the second coming. I think he is a good solid defensive RB but as I said above he is not the smartest player and is very much a ‘last ditch’ tackling defender. Young and can learn though. Also Alex Telles was brought in to supplement Shaw. Maybe what is needed is patience and let the players that are there settle and develop?

That is exactly the point though AWB is a solid defender but lacks the attacking threat. I like Telles good quality on the ball.

It is an important position in the modern game and I am not sure if AWB young as he is, will progress the attacking side of his game enough. I would be happy to be proved wrong.

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« Reply #48064 on: January 04, 2021, 04:37:14 PM »
I see Darren Fletcher has officially joined the first team management team. Good addition. Was always an intelligent midfielder so hopefully he can pass that on. The likes of Fred should benefit greatly.

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« Reply #48065 on: January 06, 2021, 08:58:22 PM »
Rashford and Martial AWOL again tonight.

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« Reply #48066 on: January 06, 2021, 09:24:08 PM »
8 clean sheets in a row for Man City now.

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« Reply #48067 on: January 06, 2021, 09:26:17 PM »
8 clean sheets in a row for Man City now.

Chelsea scored on sunday past against them
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« Reply #48068 on: January 06, 2021, 09:29:41 PM »
2-0 now. No way back for United. City really do take this competition seriously.

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« Reply #48069 on: January 06, 2021, 09:39:11 PM »
Toothless enough performance from Utd tonight. Both goals were avoidable but city were superior.

Fernandes was well below his best and martial can fair sicken your pish...

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« Reply #48070 on: January 06, 2021, 09:54:52 PM »
2-0 now. No way back for United. City really do take this competition seriously.

Both teams took it seriously fielding their strongest possible teams
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« Reply #48071 on: January 06, 2021, 09:56:38 PM »
City are hitting form, be interesting see how they perform in the next few league games
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« Reply #48072 on: January 06, 2021, 09:58:09 PM »
Deserved win for City, Pep certainly loves this competition.  The first goal in what was a cagey affair was always likely to make a telling difference.

Two goals conceded from poorly defended corner kicks, City in comparison was well organised throughout and in Ruben Dias they seem to have found a replacement for Kompany.


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« Reply #48073 on: January 06, 2021, 10:26:15 PM »
8 clean sheets in a row for Man City now.

Chelsea scored on sunday past against them

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« Reply #48074 on: January 06, 2021, 11:48:06 PM »
The best team won. no complaints. Defending was atrocious for both goals. Utd are miles of city. 3rd place is realistic but I cant see a title challenge.