Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial shine as Manchester United FC cruise past the Potters; Rooney scores another.
Manchester United produced one of their best performances under beleaguered boss Louis van Gaal as they lifted the gloom around Old Trafford with a 3-0 win over Stoke on Tuesday.
The Manchester United forward duo of Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney had a tally of 6 goals between them this season going into the match, but nicked a goal each as the Red Devils beat Swansea City at Old Trafford.
Thierry Henry and Jamie Carragher are enraged at the fact that Manchester United starlet Anthony Martial is not playing as the number 9 every game for Manchester United.
Louis van Gaal's position as Manchester United manager will come under increased scrutiny after relegation-threatened Norwich secured a shock 2-1 win at Old Trafford on Saturday.
While Manchester United FC currently sit on third place in the table, a point behind leaders Manchester City FC, their style of play doesn't cease to draw criticism. Paul Parker, former England and Manchester United defender, has accused manager Louis Van Gaal of selfish management and harming the development of young players at the club.
Manchester United fans will be dismayed at the news that their star Frenchman Anthony Martial left Wembley on crutches after the France-England match.
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal admits he is worried about his team’s goalless run, with the 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace being the third consecutive game that has ended in a stalemate for the Red Devils. United had not played out three consecutive goalless draws since 2005, but they have now failed to score in over five hours of football. It comes as no surprise that the Red Devils’ boss is worried about the barren run, and Louis van Gaal must discover his players’ best positions to improve the efficiency of the team’s tame attack. Players lacking in confidence? It was another predictable performance from Manchester United as they clearly lacked the cutting edge in front of goal. However, despite failing to score in three games in a row, Van Gaal suggests the players are not low on confidence. “There’s a big concern but I already said that after the match against Middlesbrough,” Van Gaal told BBC. . […]
With summer giving way to autumn and winter almost upon us it is the perfect time to analyze Manchester Unitedai??i??s season so far.
As Crystal Palace prepare to welcome Manchester United to Selhurst Park on Saturday, manager Alan Pardewai??i??s men would know that they will have their jobs cut out against a team that is hungry to get their season back on track, after a couple of rathe undesirable results. The same goes for Manchester United though, as even Crystal Palace have been experiencing similar fortunes, of late.