With 4 games to go, Louis Van Gaal’s men look set towards a dramatic showdown to decide who gets the 4th Champions League spot next year, as they capitalised on Manchester City’s 1-1 draw away to relegation threatened Newcastle yesterday.
Manchester United looked to have been well out of contention for a Champions League berth last month, but the roller coaster ride the Premier League has been this year has brought them within touching distance of the coveted fourth position, currently occupied by Arsenal with a game in hand. Here are some of the Twitter reactions following a revival of United’s hopes of re-entry into the Champions League.
— Basti Schweinsteiger (@BSchweinsteiger) April 20, 2016
— David Hall (@davidhall1985) April 20, 2016
Man Utd fans when they realise Man Utd scored a goal at home within 5 minutes, even though it’s an own goal. pic.twitter.com/6XGiAMRQHC
— Troll Football (@TrollFootball) April 20, 2016
United won courtesy of an own goal and a Matteo Darmian wonder goal. Here are some of the reactions to Darmian’s screamer.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 20, 2016
Darmian, who just threw a throw-in straight out, bangs in 2nd with his left…
— jamie jackson (@JamieJackson___) April 20, 2016
After a dazzling display in front of the home fans despite a number of seats remaining vacant, United will look to win the FA Cup semi final on Saturday against an Everton side plagued by dismal form and internal rebellions, with their coach perhaps close to getting the sack. United will be looking to reach their first FA cup final in the post-Ferguson era.