Showing posts from May, 2017

Europa League Final

We have done it! Not only have we won the one trophy missing from our very packed trophy cabinet, Manchester United will also play in the Champions League next season.

In a game which would undoubtedly determine the success of our season, we managed to live up to our expectations and win a major European trophy. A loss today would have been a disaster, leaving us with only a league cup and 6th place to show for this season. However, this win means that we have also won a major European trophy and qualified for Champions League football next season. This season can be seen as a success.

A quick and bright start from United led to an early mix up between the Ajax back line and goalkeeper. The ball fell kindly to Paul Pogba who's volley fell just wide of the post. As we kept pushing for the opener, the chance finally came. In the 18th minute, a long range effort from Paul Pogba found the back of the net with the help of a deflection from Sanchez.

We continued to be the team on top a…

Manchester United vs Celta Vigo

Follow, follow, follow,  Coz United are going to Stockholm,  There will be thousands of Reds,  And we'll be p*ssed out our heads ,  Coz United are going to Stockholm...
We have done it! We have reached the Europa League final! A nervous 2-1 win over Celta Vigo over two legs is enough to secure Manchester United's place in their first European final since the Fergie Era. 
As Celta Vigo started on the front foot, searching for a goal to pull them equal, Manchester United held on and soaked up the pressure until they could break on the counter attack. We managed to break the deadlock early on in the game with Fellaini heading United into the lead on the night after an inch perfect, exceptional ball by Marcus Rashford. An early goal is exactly what we needed to calm our nerves.
It was clear that United needed another goal. Throughout the season we have been criticised for not being able to put the game to bed, and that was the same again today. We were getting the occasional chance, but …