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Bayern v Man Utd | Post Match

Discussion in 'Manchester United Forum' started by Damien, Aug 5, 2018.

  1. Aug 5, 2018
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    So what does everyone make of our pre-season? Ready to face Leicester next Friday?
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    Zoo Full Member

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    I’m not sure whether Lukaku will be ready but we’ll need him on the bench at least.
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    Minimalist Full Member

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    It'll probably get said better than this by other posters but we were bloody brilliant tonight.
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    YouOnlyLiveTwice Full Member

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    Absolutely. We will Blitz leicester from the get go and win 500-0 with swashbuckling football THE MOURINHO WAY!!!
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    I'm sure he will be. Started training yesterday and although I didn't really see him train in his holiday pics he's the kind who usually keeps himself in good condition.
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    It’s only pre-season lads
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    buckooo1978 Full Member

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    erm great workout for fitness I suppose

    we would have probably been better spending the last month in the gym
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    AndyJ1985 Banned

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    A magical night. This is what we live for.
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    LazyRed-Ninja LazyGrammar-Ninja

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    Only 1 shot on goal? :houllier:
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    whatwha Sniffs Erricksson’s diarrhea

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    We played like a very small, weak team trying not to get embarrassed by the pros.
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    Greek9 New Member

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    I think we played like this with Spurs in mind? I believe we will be way more attacking against Leicester etc but this performance was obviously super defensive as it will be against Spurs too, hopefully that day Counter-attacking will work though.
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    buckooo1978 Full Member

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    yea... doesn't drink, smoke and looks after himself

    given how he was rushed back for the cup.final I think he will be involved
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    The shot was off target.
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    Ivor Ballokov Full Member

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    Our inability to pass to another United player is infuriating, and it's not a new problem.
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    El Jefe Full Member

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    Honest question. Who enjoys watching us nowadays?

    It's sad to watch this now. Bayern made football look easy while we looked like a pub team in possesion.
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    Godfather Full Member

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    28% possession, 290 to 728 passes. I don't care if this is pre season. This is embarrassing and more than worrying for the season ahead.
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    We will probably make top 4, lose in the CL last of 16 against a decent side and still play shit football against any decent side. Jose will stay and redcafe will naively hope for better football and trophies next season again.
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    pascell Full Member

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    Did you watch the game?
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    dove Full Member

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    Brilliant performance. Can't wait for the season to start.
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    Minimalist Full Member

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    A load of top reds on this forum. Bout' it.

    Nobody in the media or anyone I've ever met in public thinks we're even a decent side. It'll take a while to lose our 'boring as fcuk' label.
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    dove Full Member

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    That's way too good to be true. Actually it's 0 shots on goal :lol:
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    Moonred Full Member

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    Pre season means nothing. Otherwise we are fecked.
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    Defense - Great
    Midfield - Worked hard but struggled
    Attack - Pathetic

    Still dont care though. Good workout for the 1st teamers.
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    Result is irrelevant but performance-wise we seem to have carried over the same systemic flaws we had in possession last year. Preseason should begin to show signs of improvement but it's been the exact same. We're not going to all of a sudden start looking fluid when the season begins
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    Our team has no soul. Three back to back terrible managers have destroyed 26 years of hard work.
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    walsh Full Member

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    Hell of a conclusion from a friendly.
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    Valar Morghulis Full Member

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    It's only pre-season so it's completely understandable that our second team aren't capable of creating an attack in most of our games thus far...

    First time I've ever avoided watching our pre season games live and it's been a great decision. I know some people don't like it being said on here before the season has begun, but he has us on a highway to nowhere. I'd even love Giggs to step in and manage us this season and I had never been an advocate for that.
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    One off target shot all game? That bodes well. :lol:
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    The White Pele Full Member

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    One of the worst pre-seasons I can remember. I think we will have to be grinding out wins in August if we want to keep pace at the top as I can’t see us firing on all cylinders any time soon.
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    Thankfully these pointless friendlies are finally over, & no more comments on how great certain players are because they can string a few passes together in them. Amazes me that people even pay to watch these.

    What does concern me is that we are playing so negatively in pointless games like this, as if the results matter.

    Anyway onwards to Friday against Leicester, which I am surprisingly looking forward to, even though I am not optimistic for the season. Who knows this might be all a ruse, & we suddenly start playing expansive attacking football. I can dream.
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    Ryan7 Full Member

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    Parking the bus in friendlies. Laughable.
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    GaryLifo Nice Bloke

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    It's a marathon not a sprint innit?

    I'm refusing to panic until I've seen the Pogba, Fred Matic midfield three in action.
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    From the last 2 years you mean. The likelihood of a similar season to last is huge. We wont be better, if anything only worse. Most people will agree.
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    That made shit on a stick look good.
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    walkinhop Full Member

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    I don't understand what and why is it happening.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Jose has no interest in them.
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    r3idy Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Got to say really downhearted watching that tonight. Yeah, I know it's only pre season and the real stuff kicks off on Friday night. Football is about momentum though, and have we looked in any kind of decent form at the back of last season coming into this one? Will the signing of a new CB bring this team together as a cohesive attacking unit? it's dull, boring and uninspiring to watch. Every single game we come away and say that this player had a good game or that player had a good game, the occasions where we play well as a team from front to back, pen teams in are few and far between. One up front with no wing play at all, christ on a bike !!!
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    At least you are optimistic about the season to come.
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    settembrini Full Member

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    If 'results don't matter in pre-season' how come we play such ultra defensive, negative football in them?

    Why is that when posters talk about problems with our team in pre-season games, that were also evident in competitive matches last season, they get insulted and told that 'it's just pre-season'? That response doesn't make any sense to long term issues that we have repeatedly failed to resolve.
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    Pre-season over, I don't think we even look very fit as a team. we look slow and sloppy with the ball. we've been getting worse every game the longer the match has been going on.

    I'm sure mourinho will have his excuses but hes currently not getting enough out of the squad and thats coming from someone quite pro mourinho.