Wayne Rooney's first Premier League goal of the season helped Manchester United comfortably beat bottom club Sunderland 3-0 on Saturday and move to the top of the table.
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal believes Wayne Rooney can still hit 25 goals for the club this season despite his recent Premier League drought.
Manchester United vs Sunderland Old Trafford, Manchester 26th September, 2015; 15:00 BST **** This Manchester United side have some frailties and allied with the injuries in defence it is a wonder that they could be top of the Premier League at 17:00 BST on Saturday. Louis Van Gaala s team enjoyed a decent workout against a second string Ipswich side in the Carling Cup in midweek and are strong favourites entering this match. Their opponents Sunderland are bottom of the league having lost four and drawn two of their opening six matches. After two years of just about managing to beat the drop, this could be the season when the Black Cats are demoted to the Championship. But if they want confidence ahead of a potentially daunting trip to Old Trafford they need to look back to May of 2014 when they won at The Theatre of Dreams thanks to a Sebastian Larsson strike. Team News & Tactics Manchester United […]
Manchester United brushed aside Championship side Ipswich Town in the third round of the Capital One Cup to set up fourth round clash against Middlesbrough.
Liverpool FC survived an almighty scare in the League Cup by edging fourth-tier Carlisle United on penalties on Wednesday, while Sheffield Wednesday dumped Newcastle United out of the tournament.
As Manchester United look to consolidate their position among the top 4, manager Louis Van Gaal still has a lot of questions to answer. The Premier League season is still in its infancy, the Champions League has just begun, while the start of the other 2 cup competitions is on the horizon. But despite all the activity over the last two seasons, Manchester United still seem far from being a complete team. Few positions are overloaded with full internationals while others are crying out for replacements. Players are being played out of position and the feeling remains that Van Gaal is trying to put square pegs in round holes. Here, TheHardTackle looks at 3 prime areas for the Dutch tactician to ponder over. Shaw injury will unsettle the defence Many expected United to struggle defensively this season and the fact that they have not has been due to the rise of Chris Smalling and the return of Luke Shaw to […]
Manchester United handed teenager Anthony Martial his first start at the club since his move from Monaco. The striker showed no sign of pressure from his 36m GBP price tag as he turned in a superb performance.
Manchester United have included youngsters Andreas Pereira and James Wilson in the squad to face PSV Eindhoven ahead of their return to Champions League. New signing Anthony Martial may get his first start as Wayne Rooney is ruled out of the tie.
Daley Blind, Ander Herrera and record signing Anthony Martial all scored for Manchester United as the Red Devils beat Liverpool FC at Old Trafford.
Anthony Martial scored a memorable debut goal as Manchester United beat old enemies Liverpool FC 3-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday to claim second place in the Premier League table.