FA Cup 3rd Round

Manchester United 2:0 Reading

Man Utd 2:0 Reading

Old Trafford

Date:
Sat, 05 January 2019
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  1. Jan 5, 2019

    bratteloni Full Member

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    Injured, apparently.
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    McTominay doesn't seem like the sort of player who would benefit from a loan spell imo, as a matter of fact I can see him fading into obscurity outside of this club. I'm hoping he can become useful for us though, perhaps as a utility player of sorts. Pereira should be kept here, he only has Fellaini ahead of him and thank god Ole seems to favour flair over brutishness.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    He's always been a midfielder. He played striker for the u23s because they didn't have one. He was shit at it and clearly a better midfielder.
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Pereira has 6 months left on his contract a loan would make zero sense. Either he establishes himself as a useful squad memeber or he leaves
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    Garethw scored 25-30 goals a season as a right footed RW

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    Injured mate.
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    No Idea For Nickname Full Member

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    Don't know about you, but I can listen to Ole all day long.
    But can't stan press, always the same freaking questions.
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    Gopher Brown Full Member

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    Andreas shows the negative side of the loan system I think - went away for two years to a foreign league, he hasn’t been around for his chances when they would have occurred, and we have signed other players to fill the gaps. Now 23, I think it’s safe to say he’s not going to ‘make it’ here.
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    Snafu17 Full Member

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    Darmian at CB seems a bit of a risk, against what I assume is a physical team (because you know championship, I have no idea how they actually play), but we won the FA cup final with him playing there, so I guess it'll be alright.
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    ArjenIsM3 Full Member

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    Damn, got the CB pair and RW wrong. Predicted Lindelof and Chong to start. Like the midfield though
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    Ace of Spades Full Member

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    That CB partnership :lol: What the hell is that ?? How can we have 5 CBs, and this is what it comes down to :lol: :nervous: :eek:
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    Gregawa New Member

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    Anyone else see OGS's pre-match interview just then? The dude is just so honest and excited to be here. Loving it!
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    Johan07 Full Member

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    Agree, but how will he do that without playing time?
    At loan at least he would have the opportunity to prove himself in the eyes of the club or at least he would be given a fair chance to earn himself a new contract with another club if not with us. He would at least get a chance to perform.
    The decision to keep him and McT in the squad this year is one of the stranger decisions that Mourinho made. Especially McT really needs to go on loan and did so already last summer. IMO.
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    Jazz Full Member

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    We best not take this too lightly...
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    Marcelinho87 Full Member

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    Bailly suspended, Rojo Injured, Smalling Injured.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Because we don't want to risk Lindelof getting injured, him and Jones are the only fit actual CB's we have, two injured and Bailly suspended.
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    Flytan Full Member

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    Ugh McTominay
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    The club either need to give him game time here or let him leave. Its pretty simple
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    saivet Full Member

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    I think McTominay is bang average but in this fixture, have no issue with him playing at all. Not like there are many alternatives either. He's had some first team football before, so just give him a go in a game we should win under a new manager.
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    Ace of Spades Full Member

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    I know that, just that it is a terrible partnership. We really need to get some reliable and great CBs, and as back up the likes of Smalling and Lindelof is good. Rojo is literally stealing a living.
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    Adcuth Full Member

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    My reasons for wanting him to do well are exactly the same as you, I think the kid has promise. But proving himself to the negative Nancys in here would be nice also
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    Not really obsessed about youth like some (No offense if you are), just want to see all players fight for the badge. If youth do come through, I'm happy of course.

    So hope for an exciting, attacking game. Alexis and Lukaku need to shake off the rust and use this game to get up to speed in preparation for Spurs.
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    M Utd Full Member

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    Chong and Garner on the bench. Hopefully they get some minutes.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Poor Fellaini, doesnt even get a start in the fa cup
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    Pereira will score today. Long range screamer
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    redmanc Full Member

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    John O'Shea on the bench :D
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    Jazz Full Member

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    I can't get over how Ole looks like an excited kid:lol: Really enjoying himself.

    Come on United.
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    LingiBW New Member

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    This. And if Andreas plays as a 10 it will all be congested with a left bias.
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    Camy89 Love Island obsessive

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    Where’s Gomes? Hope Chong gets a run out
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    SqueakyWeasel Full Member

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    Taking the next corner instead of Jones!
    Wouldn't be in our team :lol:
  30. Jan 5, 2019

    Kick-off

    And our 2018/19 FA Cup campaign is underway. Reading are having a rough season, without a win since 3 November, while we are enjoying a rich vein of form. But in the FA Cup, form can go out the window so we shouldn't be complacent today.

    And remember VAR is operation today :nervous:
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Also people expecting all the youth to start are ridiculous. These kids have never appeared for the club yet you expect a bunch of them to start?? Having 2 to come in on the bench is still huge. No greenwood is likely because of his knock, he'll get his chances.
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    Good thing I got ESPN+ to watch Ajax matches. The only reason I am able to watch this match in the states.
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Like this line up. Second choice but still strong.
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    AaronRedDevil New Member

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    John o shea is still playing? Thought he retired :annoyed:
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    redmanc Full Member

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    No but i hope the fans give him a shout at some point!
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    JonDahl Full Member

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    5-0 today
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    M Bison Full Member

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    Looking forward to seeing Darmian at CB
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    SqueakyWeasel Full Member

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    Taking the next corner instead of Jones!
    :lol: Me too! But I meant he'd be playing :p
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    Eric's Seagull Full Member

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    You have a fair point with the bit in bold mate and I sincerely hope he does it.
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    King_Cantona07 New Member

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    Andreas playing Matic role ?
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    So who among Fred-Pereira-McTominay is holding? Assume it's Scott?
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