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Ander Herrera at CB- United crash to defeat against Spurs

Perhaps a reflection of the faith (or the lack of it!) that Jose Mourino has in Eric Bailly and Victor Lindelof. The duo were criticised by fans for their role in the second round defeat against Brighton and Mourinho, wanting to play 3 at the back, opted to ask Ander Herrera, normally a central midfielder by profession, to play alongside Chris Smalling and Phil Jones.

It didn’t matter- United’s defence continued to be poor, none more so than for Spurs’ third goal and Lucas Moura’s second, when the Brazilian sent Smalling straight back to Maidstone United, with the latter failing miserably in a one on one situation. That’s not how United defenders of the past would’ve performed, and it indicates how badly things have fallen at Old Trafford.

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United had their chances, the best of which fell to Romelu Lukaku, who took advantage of a poor backpass from Danny Rose. Continue reading Ander Herrera at CB- United crash to defeat against Spurs

Sweden Footballer of the Year Awards 2016 | Best defender Lindelof | Best Midfielder Forsberg

The Swedish football of the year awards for 2016 have been announced and Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won the trophy for the 10th straight year. Man Utd forward Ibra, who was also named Striker of the Year, has won the award from 2007.

The best defender of the year went to Benfica’s Victor Lindelof while the best Swedish midfielder of the year went to RB Leipzig’s Emil Forsberg. FC Copenhagen’s Robin Olsen won the Best Goalkeeper of the Year Continue reading Sweden Footballer of the Year Awards 2016 | Best defender Lindelof | Best Midfielder Forsberg

Marcus Rashford goals vs Midtjylland 2016 | Video Manchester United-Midtjylland 5-1 Highlights

Man Utd beat Midtjylland 5-1 to win their Europa League tie 6-3 on aggregate. FCM got off to a great start by taking the lead, but teenager Marcus Rashford, summoned into the lineup after the late injury-forced withdrawal of French forward Anthony Martial, scored twice as United won 5-1. They could even afford a penalty miss from Juan Mata Continue reading Marcus Rashford goals vs Midtjylland 2016 | Video Manchester United-Midtjylland 5-1 Highlights