Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg

Man Utd 3:0 St. Etienne Post-match discussion

Thu, 16 February 2017

Zlatan Ibrahimovic image Man of the Match Zlatan Ibrahimovic
6.5 Total Average Rating
Zlatan Ibrahimovic image 8.0 Highest Rated Player Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Marouane Fellaini image 4.7 Lowest Rated Player Marouane Fellaini
  1. Feb 16, 2017
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    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    Manchester United 1-0 St. Etienne - Ibrahimovic (15')

    Manchester United 2-0 St. Etienne - Ibrahimovic (75')

    Manchester United 3-0 St. Etienne - Ibrahimovic (87')
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    December_16 Full Member

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    On to the next round!

    Probably.
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    Raw Full Member

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    We were unconvincing and still won 3-0.
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    Trizy Full Member

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    St. Etienne the much better side in the first half. We were brilliant for the majority of the second.

    Martial was exceptional.

    3-0, job all but done.
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    Raoul Admin

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    Good performance. The final third problem is still somewhat there. We need to convert more of our chances in the box.
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    LouisDanGaal Full Member

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    Loved how at 1-0 and even at 2-0 we were still playing high risk, go for it, football.
  7. Feb 16, 2017
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    Zlatan is still the man
  8. Feb 16, 2017
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    Massive Spanner Thinks Geoff Shreeves has one

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    Martial and Pogba were great. Zlatrick.

    Sorted.
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    2cents Full Member

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    Hmmm, I'm gonna have to hear from Dr. Machnik one last time before deciding how I feel about that one.
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    JTW95 Gullible sausage

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    Job done.
  11. Feb 16, 2017
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    FC Ronaldo Posts stuff that's been said before in tweet form

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    3-0 when we were so poor and should have been seen off in the first half comfortably by that score at least. Football's weird.

    Better second half but still not exactly "good". That first half was horrendous.
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    Pexbo Feels privalidged to be permernant caf member

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    Did the Pogbas find the camera or did the camera find the Pogbas?
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    backofthenet Full Member

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    Good overall performance with some standouts in Martial, Pogba and Zlatan.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    Good win, should seal it for the second leg really.

    :lol:
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    Santoryo ripping the reward

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    Only in the first half, the second half was a different story as we improved.
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    VivaObertan Full Member

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    Martial was amazing!
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    Ban Full Member

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    We looked shaky in the 1st half although even then we had few chances. St. Etienne looked really dangerous. We stepped it up in the 2nd half and got rewarded for it.
    Zlatan hattrick hero, good games by Pogs and Martial too.
    Rashford was a game changer, he had a great game.
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    Minimalist Full Member

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    Good result - not great play.

    Allows us to play weakened teams against both Blackburn and Saint Etienne in the return leg. Hopefully helps us out keeping players fresh.
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    septic Full Member

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    Thought we were far better first half of the first half, then they were better. Second half all us.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Easy as you like, Zlatan hat trick, what more could you ask! Great performance all round, don't agree at all that we got lucky, they missed a few chances sure but they didn't even hit the target. We could've had 5/6 tonight. Glad we've given ourselves a lot of breathing room for the second leg. Romero had good command over his box today, Pogba MOTM for me.
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    JustinC00 Full Member

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    It's funny how people were saying now that Europe matches are starting again we might get some penalties and then we did, even if it was a bit soft.
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    JG3001 Full Member

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    How we won that 3-0 I do not know, but no complaints, at least from a results point of view. Fellaini, Mata and Zlatan definitely cannot start together though. Lingard and Rashford improved us vastly, albeit from a relatively shite level of performance all round
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    One step at a time, from goal per game to 3. :)
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    RedElf Full Member

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    Good win, Zlatans the man.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Liking this cup more and more!

    Hope he rests a couple of players for the second leg, keep them fresh for the league cup final, bearing in mind Southampton won't have played for yonks!
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    DeGea New Member

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    Brilliant game of football. We look like a team that means business. Feels like the Fergie era again. Onwards and upwards!

    Oh, and Zlatan. What a man!
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    Hellboy Full Member

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    Thank feck I only watched the second half then, we were very good. Same problem in midfield, lack of control that will hurt against top teams + defense still looks weak at times.
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    Raw Full Member

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    Yeah second half was better, but not as good as I expected. We missed Mkhitaryan's creativity.

    Pogba had a good game though.
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    Van Piorsing Lost his light sabre

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    Relaxing result, creating opportunity for players like Mensah for a 2nd leg.
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    Much better in the 2nd half.

    3-0 is the score we will have wanted. Great result, though quite a low intensity performance. Happy with that, with all the games coming up.
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    efraim Can't be accused of being a gloryhunter

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    We have only conceded 3 goals in 2017. :D
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    PlayerOne Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Very enjoyable game. That second-half was a joy. Like watching Fergie's United again :drool:
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    DrRodo New Member

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    Didnt realize we signed valencia when he was 13 yo... He cant be older than 21 now
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    SwansonsTache loves German sausage

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    Job's a good'un. One goal at their place and they will never come back from it.
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    Kant-ona Full Member

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    I really, really enjoyed this second half. Pure Entertainment.

    Now let's rest some key players for the second leg to produce a shaky 3:1 loss in France.
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    God I hate that Dr. matchstick
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    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    Good result but we only played well in short patches and the scoreline flattered us. Didn't think it was a peno for us, and thought Blind's brainfart was one, though it didn't really look bad at the time.
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    MaroonDevil New Member

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    Sloppy play one after another but in the end... we are Manchester United... we pull the magic out as we used to be.

    Bring it on!
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    Ballache Full Member

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    This is weird, i thought we were very sloppy but we made it look easy. Zlatan with the ugliest Hattrick ever. Good result, we can rotate for the 2nd leg.
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    Cliche Guevara New Member

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    Great result! I think that's enough.

    Pogba clearly tries to be too precise with his free-kicks, if he went for half-way between the middle of the goal and the post he'd have scored loads - a lot of the time the keeper doesn't even get a chance to move!
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    dannyrhinos89 OMG socks and sandals lol!

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    That ref has got to be a United fan surely gave us everything tonight

    Not complaining though, should be tie over and we go on to the next round.