Tag Archives: Manchester United

Champions League last 16 draw: Chelsea to face Barcelona, Tottenham to take on Juventus

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Chelsea were handed the toughest test in the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League as they were paired with five-times European champions Barcelona. Having finished second in their group behind Roma, Antonio Conte’s men were hoping for a potential tie against Besiktas but instead came out against Lionel Messi’s band of superstars. Tottenham were also handed a ...

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Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City: Guardiola’s side place one hand on title

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Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City opened up an eye-watering double-digit lead over rivals Manchester United after Nicolas Otamendi fired Pep Guardiola’s men to derby victory. The much-anticipated 175th Manchester derby was comfortably the biggest game of the Premier League season, such was the need for Jose Mourinho’s Reds to claw back their swashbuckling rivals. But the gap between table-topping ...

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Manchester United 2-1 CSKA Moscow: Red Devils secure Group A top spot

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Manchester United came from behind to beat CSKA Moscow and top their Champions League group as Jose Mourinho’s men took their unbeaten home run to a club record-equalling 40th match. It always appeared a case of when rather than if United would progress to the last-16 for the first time since 2013-14, despite their winning start to Group A ending ...

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Manchester United FC: Red Devils decide against appealing Paul Pogba’s red card

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Paul Pogba will serve a three-match suspension after Manchester United decided against appealing the red card shown to the midfielder in their defeat of Arsenal. Pogba, the France midfielder, was dismissed in the second half of United’s 3-1 victory for stamping on the leg of Gunners defender Hector Bellerin. The 24-year-old will miss matches against Bournemouth and West Brom, as ...

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Premier League round-up: Manchester United close gap at the top while Tottenham suffer more away day pain

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Watford 2-4 Manchester United Manchester United moved within five points of league leaders Manchester City after coming through a late scare at Vicarage Road. Two goals from former Hornets winger Ashley Young and a strike from Anthony Martial handed the Red Devils a healthy half time advantage that looked set to seal a comprehensive win. But the hosts threatened a ...

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FC Basel 1-0 Manchester United: Michael Lang strikes as United stumble

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Manchester United were denied passage into the Champions League knockout phase as Michael Lang’s 89th-minute strike snatched a dramatic 1-0 victory for Basel at St. Jakob-Park. United needed to avoid defeat to reach the last 16 and looked well on course to do that after creating a host of chances in a dominant first-half display. But Jose Mourinho’s men were ...

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Manchester United 4-1 Newcastle: Red Devils inspired by return of Paul Pogba

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Paul Pogba returned from injury to inspire Manchester United to a 4-1 win over Newcastle at Old Trafford. The France midfielder, fit again after a two-month absence, scored and set up another goal as United replied to Dwight Gayle’s early strike to keep themselves eight points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City. Pogba created the equaliser for Anthony Martial before Chris Smalling put the hosts ...

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Man Utd: Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Paul Pogba in squad against Newcastle

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba were part of Manchester United's EFL Cup-winning side last season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba return to the Manchester United squad for Saturday’s Premier League game against Newcastle at Old Trafford. Striker Ibrahimovic, 36, is yet to play this season after suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury in April. Midfielder Pogba, 24, has not played since injuring a hamstring against Basel in September. Defender Marcos Rojo is also available and ...

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