1-0 J. Lescott 38'
2-0 E. Dzeko 45' +1'
2-1 C. Smalling 52'
2-2 Nani 58'
2-3 Nani 90' +4'
Great match, great goals, that will shut Man City up for a little while.
The young lads did really well today and I would love to see them on a weekly basis now. In Sir Alex I Trust, United We Stand.
I was really impressed with Cleverley, I've hardly seen him play for United so I hope he gets played more often. For a young lad he was very composed in the central midfield.
well he always been even the time he was at Wigan, Cleverley is awesome, like I said why get Sneijder where we can get someone who young, and it doesn't cost a dim
i always new he was good but as i'd only seen him play out wide i didnt think we needed him as we have sufficient cover there but after seeing him play at cm i'm convinced he'll do well for us there.. he changed the game when he came on and dominated the midfield along side ando
To let you know he can play across the midfield as well as Rb, he very versatile but people always think he only play on the wing, but his most effective position has always been as a CM, today prove it, oh and one more thing he has the Beckham like freekick ability
I would still get Sneijder regardless of today's performance. Carrick and Anderson didn't offer much creativity in the first half, Cleverley looked sharp but you can't burden him with too much responsibility at his age. It's good to have the options, squad depth proved to be crucial last season.
United were good, but I am pretty sure they wont win this year.
only the season will tell the real story.
Lol at Clichy and his lack of communication with Kompany on that 3rd goal. Get used to it, City. Man Utd had more shots on goal than City had total shots. I shall say no more.
Also, if England screw up the new batch of talent coming through now then they'll never get it right.
These upcoming crop of English players are truly the golden generation thy should be aiming to do well in Brazil and then 2018 world cups
Capello must hire Daniel Sturridge. He is outstanding during Chelsea's preseason
the future looks promising.. but i guess it always does
What a game. United were by far the best team all game apart from 20 mins in the first half when they turned off. 2nd half united showed the rest of the league that they are a better team than last season ans will yet again be the team to beat. City have a team to take on united but the all need to settle down before they can do that. They may have al the money but that will only get you so far. Look at united in the last 20years SAF has moved players on when they thought they were bigger than the club and its kept us winning season after season. City have a good youth squad and they should now stop buying players and bring the young ones through like united do. In SAF we trust and UNITED we stand.
United's 2nd goal was amazing!
Someone disagrees! Lol!
That's what happens when you buy the most talented players in the world, and play like Stoke City. (Man City) Anyway congrats to Man U, they deserved to win!
We`re United, you can keep the rest.
Great match, but I think City will win the league this year....
not if they play so defensively you have to attack the weaker teams or else you will lose points
I don`t understand you..."have to attack the weaker teams". United are not a weak team. I think manchini WILL play attacking football this year. He maybe has the best attacking team in the league, so he doesn`t have any choice.
I meant teams like Stoke or Bolton you have to attack them you can't play on the counter like they tried today
"He maybe has the best attacking team in the league,..." THAT doesn't mean squatt if the attackers don't get and keep the ball enough time for them to try to do anything! Dzeko, Balotelli, Yaya Toure and Silva were all useless in this match! Dzeko got really lucky with the 2nd goal!
mancini had the best attack last year and he still defended in big games this yr will be no different
One game dosent mean man city cant win the league :/
Beautiful Game! MANCHESTER UNITED!! GG City
de gea made a mistake for the second goal though, thats the only bad thing to come out of this game but i hope we start with cleverly and anderson in midfield against west brom.
Good game. It doesn't mean that Man U's performance will be the same during the new premier league season. Man U has to improve. There's something dodgy about their new goalkeeper.
Talk about yourself, Chelsea have been dodgy all pre season. Chelsea have an old team with no replacements while United look to have it all figured out. In Sir Alex I Trust, United We Stand!
Surely, even you must admit that VDS probably at least would have saved one of those two goals?
Mozilla we need to move on from Van Der Sar. The last thing De Gea needs is to always be compared to him. De Gea is 20 Van Der Sar wasn't his best at 20 it takes experience which he will gain with us.
theres something dodgey about a £50million striker who only scores 1 goal... but i guess we all have problems
2 goals! you missed the one he score this pre-season! lol but still...£50million and he's struggling ever since even for a single goal!
I LoL'd hard at this
people think De Gea is entirely to blame for the 2nd goal, watch it again he might have something to do with it, But Vidic and Rio should have deal With Dzeko, plus the ball also move toward the left before it past De Gea, although he should have done a better job than that, he seem nervous at first but after that his overall game was not as bad as people thought, he got great distribution as well as two great saves
c'mon dude if you look at it again he has 20 yards+ to react to it, sure rio and vidic should have closed him down but its mostly the keepers fault. i think fergie will stick with him though, he's still only 20 and will be quality in the future.
De Gea is mainly at fault for the 2nd goal! looked like he was day dreaming and not expecting a shot! he clearly was a lot more alert after THAT though. the save for the shot from Johnson was simply brilliant! I think he's ready for EPL but we'll see! @zeddy it's not the matter of opinion for SAF to stick with De Gea at this point of time! HE HAS TO AS HE GOT NO CHOICE! the next keeper in line is Kuszak which...you know...kinda crappy! it was clearly a gamble buying a 20 year old and slap the #1 jersey for the club with caliber such as United but he's not a nobody too. I just hope he has what it takes to be United's #1!
we got both Lindergaard and Amos, who can do the job, Lindergaard is better imo, but you can't really blame de gea this is his debut game judge him after 15 games or something
City deserved to get beat. 2-0 up and cruising. All they had to do was go for the throat and kill the game, but no. They sat back thinking the job was done, and if you let United just keep coming, then that's what happens. Still jammy bastards, though. City are shit.
Even with a 2 goal lead they never looked like the better team. I knew United were at least going to tie it up.
Eh, they were not 2-0 up and cruising. They were just 2-0 up. It's only jammy if it happens once. When it keeps happening it explains why they are champions.
United were dominating even when they were down, it's just that the 2 goals from city was out of nowhere
2-0 up and in control, yes. United had the ball more, but that means fuck all unless you put it in the back of the net. If you piss 2 goals away in the manner city did, you deserve to lose. Trouble with United supporters is that you all think you are better than what you really are.
Nanis 1st goal, amazing!!! That is football! that is United!
I didn't see the game, but Nani getting clear for his second goal was nothing more then a VERY lucky bounce. If he didn't get clear the game would have different. United fans can celebrated.......for now. I just want to see what Rooney doesn't do this season CTID!!!!
you didnt see the game yet you say it would have had a different ending had your defence not royally ****ed up? yeh right..
It's not luck when a player chases the ball down. It's called pressure and winning attitude. Things happen for a reason.
that last goal was shameful from a defensive standpoint
yeah, it was dreadful
I wish this game would have gone to penalties to see how would De Gea cope
You must feel like a fool after all the negative things you have to say about United. This year we was going to win nothing right? And Liverpool would start their dominance, lmao!
You won a practically meaningless game. Calm yer kacks.
I thought that Ashley Young had an outstanding performance in that game.. Set up the first goal with a beautiful delivered free kick to smalling and getting past city's defence... When I saw nani 1-1 with Joe hart I was hoping so much that he didnt muck it up :L looking forward to the season ahead... Also I will be winning that iPad2 in may!!!!
Guys, united won. end of story.
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