What a shame for Man UTD.
Can the United season comedy continue, early indications suggest yes Llf....
Let the good times roll!
No team fear Man U at the moment and to be fair why should they?
Or congrats to Burnley for having three shots on target and keeping Utd on two.
paid good money on exceptional players like Mata and Di Maria, doesn't mean shit if you don't know how to use them! I don't know what's wrong with Mata at the moment though as he loses the ball A LOT. he needs to keep his cool together and control the game like he has done in Chelsea. but Di Maria was looking out of position most of the time but who can blame him? know why? the shitty Ashley Young was there! Rooney and RVP are way out in front limiting their attacking options but waiting for the high passes which are most of the time, inaccurate! can't blame them for not scoring when they rarely got the ball. what United should do is focus their attack using Mata and Di Maria and Rooney to control the midfield and get rid of Young and Valencia - not that the later plays bad but he's getting too predictable for his own good and was pretty much useless in attack! play Kagawa instead and believe it or not, Chicarito is a better alternatives than Young could ever be! and the defense needs a serious makeover! they are just sloppy!
What's the point in paying a transfer record fee for a winger and playing him in the centre? The downfall continues.
Erm....you do realise his very best season was last season and all those assists came from Di Maria playing as the left centre midfielder for Madrid? Facepalm. United should have a bunch of players back after the international break so Van Gaal can tweak the system if he wants. Rojo, Shaw, Herrera and Blind should finally be available and I imagine they could all very well start. These are fairly major upgrades on what has been playing thus far. Van Gaal can go 4-3-3 then if he wants. The reason why he has had to play Cleverley, Anderson etc despite wanting them gone is because Carrick, Fellaini,and Herrera were injured.
Erm, facepalm, left centre midfield is a different position to centre midfield. Di Maria should be on the left, not in the centre. But thanks for the paragraphs of knowledge though!
No, it isn't really when you play in a 4-3-3 as he did there... It's mad you don't know where Di Maria played for Madrid most of last season and criticise with lack of knowledge!!!! He played on the left of a central 3, drifting in and out, up and down depending on where the guy in front of him was and the guy behind him was. He was brilliant at it there. The fact he started out as a out and out winger at Madrid but converted to a midfielder when Bale arrived, then had his best season ever, seems lost on you.
@asmith2306 What's the point of commenting when you don't know what you're talking about. Di Maria played in centre midfield alongside Modric for Madrid with Alonso anchoring the Madrid midfield. Centre midfield is his best position as his stats indicate. Highest assist in europe past season and 3rd overall for the past few years behind Messi and Ozil. The only downfall you talking about is people wanting United to fail, people like you. The club is undergoing a massive restructuring from grassroots level, to backroom staff to everything in between. United has been ingrained with wing play for the past 20 years through Sir Alex and his methods. Van Gaal's way of playing is totally different. He has had the same slow start to his tenure at Barca and Bayern Munich as the players get used to the way he wants them to play. I'm less worried about results and more focused on seeing how United play with every new match. Anybody who expects immediate change at United needs a visit to a shrink.
"What's the point of commenting when you don't know what you're talking about." - LOL! Thank you for the education :)
asmith2306 "What's the point in paying a transfer record fee for a winger and playing him in the centre? The downfall continues" A quick google search (i assume you have access to internet) will show that Di Maria was used in centre midfield when playing at Madrid for the past 2 seasons. It is his best position. Educate yourself before making assanine comments.
Didn't see the match, so I'm not sure where the hell Di Maria played, but yea he's more effective as a midfielder if he is allowed to run down the flanks. Did he play in center midfield? Because I would see how that would be stupid. I also saw a predicted formation from an analyst for Van Gaal's team and they had Rojo as a CB and Shaw as LB, -_-
It's still the defence that needs urgent attention and three at the back really doesn't suit them. And did the cameras catch Fergie yawning, in the crowd?
Burnley could have won that. When UTD come up against a good team there are in deep shit.
Lol, we are officially better than Man Utd. Something I always knew but now everyone does.
To be fair, that goes for a lot more teams as well these days, As a mata fan I feel like he's been thrown under the bus with this current united team
I'm loving all the negativity about United at the moment. Van Gaal is still building his team and he also has 10 players out at them moment. This break will be good for United as it gives the places chance to come back and the next game back the team will look different from the 1st 3 games. Also united often start slow in the league and kick on the 2nd half of this season and I don't expect anything different under van Gaal. Are United going to be winning the league this year no but united have a very good chance of finishing 3rd or 4th. I think Chelsea will win the league this year and city finishing 2nd but it will then be a fight between Liverpool Arsenal and United for 3rd and 4th spot. United are in a rebuilding situation and because of the Mess that happened with Noyes and Woodward last season in terms of transfers United did not progress last season and went backwards where the teams that finished above them moved on. Van Gaal him self has said its going to take the team 3 months to start playing the way he wants them too and he also has to bed in the new players to. Like I said keep the hate coming from fans of other teams but just like before united are rebuilding and I'm happy for us to go a few seasons without winning the league to get us back there again. People also have short memorys in football too. It took sir Alex 5 years to win something with United and a few seasons ago did not win the league for 3 season in a row too. Also there are more teams at the top now as until Chelsea and City got there sugar daddy's there were only ever 2 teams that would be looking to in the league where now we have 5 maybe 6 teams that can look to win the league now and for me I love it as its now made the league more exciting.
I agree. Slamming Man United for everything under the sun is pretty much the trend now from the media and opposition fans alike. It's cool to hate a club undergoing a massive rebuilding phase. And yes opposition fans can't wait to take a dig nowadays. United's recent domination in the English league has made some fans bitter. Loving the hate. They will be silenced in due time.
great performance burnley they didnt totally park the bus too!
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