"Against Southampton, three hours before the game I didn't know the team I was going to play", said Mourinho, who was forced to pick midfielders Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay in defence during the 2-2 draw at St Mary's. "We don't need to waste points where we don't need to waste".There's something more, well, "Arsenal" about Arsenal again, and they'll fancy their chances of a first league win at Old Trafford for over 12 years.I think a share of the points could be on the cards here again but equally I don't see a 0-0 encounter.United managed a 2-2 draw at Southampton on Saturday evening, but their overall performance was hugely disappointing, and they found themselves 2-0 down after a awful start."Last week before the Crystal Palace game I said my hopes and targets were by the end of December to be in that [fourth] position"."The target changed but in the sense let's try to close the distance best we can and be very close to these positions"." I don't think we need a miracle". … [Read more...] about Premier League Wednesday: Will Manchester United Snap Arsenal’s 19-Match Unbeaten Streak?
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Share Tweet Share Email Comments Print There’s no way around this for the American soccer fan. The next month is going to be rough. The United States will miss the World Cup, which begins Thursday in Russia, for the first time since 1986 following a ruinous qualifying cycle that ended in humiliation with a 2-1 loss at Trinidad & Tobago, sealing the Americans’ fate for this summer. The U.S. has company on the outside, as regulars Ghana and even traditional powers Italy and the Netherlands all missed qualification as well. Organizers, despite our very reasonable letters, have declined to cancel the entire thing. The party will go on without us. Here’s what to watch. Group by group Group A: Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay With home field and a remarkably easy group, Russia has but one small problem: Its team isn’t very good. The Russians haven’t won in nine months, and Uruguay’s top-shelf talent behind Luis … [Read more...] about World Cup: The best teams, games, players, and who will win it all
He said: 'The players that replaced others did not perform at a good level. I know we can do it, we only have two matches to get the four points we need. They showed it from the first minute and we didn't show that. They didn't, and the price the squad will have to pay is not only the memory of not challenging City, but being perceived as a team who are third or fourth best in a league where they will likely finish second. Why always Lukaku? You have the answer.- Brighton could not hide their relief at the final whistle after securing their Premier League status for next season. "Maybe now you understand why some players play more than others and you don't ask why A, B or C don't play more".Mourinho later turned on the media and fans as he said there has been too much focus on why he constantly selects Romelu Lukaku up front. "So relief that we've done it now, but I'm also really proud of a group of players".After pulling off a morale-boosting 2-1 win against Arsenal in their last … [Read more...] about Brighton Seal Premier League Safety With Win Over United
Alan Dawson, provided by Published 6:17 am, Monday, April 16, 2018 Reuters Manchester City players toasted the club's Premier League title victory with fans at a local English pub on Sunday. Club captain Vincent Kompany gave a passionate speech where he told parents to cover their childrens ear's so he could swear profusely. They sang songs, took selfies, and clearly had a good time. The Premier League season is not over as City welcomes Swansea City for a league game on Sunday — so more celebrations can be expected this weekend. Manchester City players sang songs and took selfies with fans at a local pub after the team won the 2017-2018 Premier League title on Sunday. City defeated Tottenham Hotspur by a 3-1 score on Saturday, meaning local rivals Manchester United had to beat West Bromwich Albion on Sunday to keep its title challenge alive. But United slipped up, suffered a shock 1-0 loss, and handed the championship to City. The team now has an unassailable … [Read more...] about Manchester City celebrated at a local pub after winning the Premier League
"So they're already well positioned on the pitch, they know what's going on around them, they are very well orientated and they can pass the ball into the next area"."You can see that now with Manchester City - they have a lot more points (in the Premier League) than we do".It's stuck at a win apiece, both having won their home game against the other, Liverpool's 4-3 win against City being Pep Guardiola's only league defeat of the season.Tottenham Hotspur's star Harry Kane, who made a quick recovery from the ankle injury he sustained three weeks ago, will be facing a tough battle with Liverpool's winger Mohamed Salah given that there are only six fixtures remaining in the Premier League. "It is usual for us that we need to fight here, especially after a hard start, but it makes it more special at the end". We know it's going to be a big test against them, but these are the kind of games you want to be involved in, we will prepare right.The Reds came from a goal down to claim a 2-1 … [Read more...] about English Premier League: Mohamed Salah turns Liverpool’s saviour