The Manchester United FC thread

Discussion in 'World Sports' started by Shzm13, Aug 15, 2010.

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    Except they took a big step back against a team that had NEVER scored at Old Trafford, and that team played short a player almost all game, plus we gave them a penalty shot on a SUPER poor defensive play, then missed SEVERAL point blank shots in that game. That was probably the most painful match to watch all season.
     
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    Oh I agree It was bad. they have improved some this season but still are a ways off of being the dominant side that they are expected to be.
     
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    Well, supposedly everyone had them not being in the top five this year, except the new coach told everyone he could get the team to compete for the top this year. With the talent we do have, I am thinking we are underperforming, imho. Seems like we just do not seem as well coached.
     
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    I think that is probably the worst job to take on in the world. There has to be patience and I think JM is doing ok. Better than the last two if I recall correct. Honestly I think there is a slight talent gap between MU and Chelsea mainly in the midfield and defense. Hazard presented a lot of problems before the send off of Herrera. They seemed to have a bounty on him because they could not account for him properly.
     
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    Man U in the top 5 FINALLY!
     
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    The talent gap between Chelsea and Man U is more than slight IMO.
     
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    Aside from Marcus Rashford, the talent for Man U seems to be aging. A lot of key positions are getting long in the tooth.
     
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    I was being nice. But they are a couple of good/great signings away.
     
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    I agree. Pogba has just been OK. We need another forward and we need to get younger on that back line. I know this is an A level coach, but I am not sure I agree he's getting the best out of his players.
     
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    We will see how it plays out. After a rough start.. I think JM is definitely right for united going forward. I don't know that they can be much higher than they are right now. They have a real shot at top 4 but the parity is very difficult among 5-6 teams.
     
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    Big win over Chelsea. Rashford had a nice gAme. Maybe should of had 2 goals. This Means spurs have slight window
     
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    Top 5 baby! Hold on! Hold on! :)
     
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    Whoo Hoo!
     
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    Top 4 looking very possible now for united. Liverpool losing to palace hurt them. Who knows what will happen yet. People just assume the teams in the middle and bottom of the table will fold away but this drama is why the EPL is the best. I really do not want to see Chelsea hold on but they seem so steady.
     
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    I believe top 5 go to Champions League? That's why I was wanting Man U to get there. I think they may be better now that Ibrahimovic went down. Rashford just stretches the defense so much with his speed. He seems to set up guys for good scoring opportunities.
     

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