League Cup Semi-final 1st Leg

Man Utd 2:0 Hull City Post-match discussion

Tue, 10 January 2017

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  1. Jan 10, 2017
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    Hugh Jass Full Member

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    The tie is over but three nil would have enabled us to put out a second string.
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    Summit "do the dead, spread your seed and get out"

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    Everyone goes on about Carrick being our best passer, but without doubt it is Pogba. The guy is unreal...and this is coming from someone that didn't think he was all that when we were signing him.
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    ChaddyP Full Member

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    unless it ended 4-0 I don't think Mou would play a weak team away from home against a team with nothing to lose in a semifinal cup competition.
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    Massive Spanner Thinks Geoff Shreeves has one

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    His pass to Rooney was ridiculous.

    If you could combine his long range passes with Carrick's short passing and composure you'd basically have the perfect midfielder.
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    Not weak but the likes of Rashford, Fellaini, Shaw might get a game instead of Zlatan etc.
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    whatwha Full Member

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    Probably, but Carrick is still more important to making the team gel and balanced.
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    I enjoyed it a lot, don't understand how can anyone say it was boring. Very good game.
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    Raw Full Member

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    I found it pretty comfortable to watch really. Quite frustrating before our first goal but it was always gonna come.

    A good example of boring would be about 90% of last season.
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    ChaddyP Full Member

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    I don't think it was boring. it was a frustrating game and thankfully it ended 2-0
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    Rams extremely handsome, intelligent, gay and talented

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    1&3/4 legs in the final
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    Job done 2 goal cushion
    Clean sheet
    Pogba was best player on pitch by some distance
    Positive again from Valencia jones and Herrera
    Darmian- other than that cross was so poor- got roasted 3 times by snodgrass and gave several silly free kicks away. Blind back in for Liverpool game. Rashford looked raw and more effective from wide areas.
    Now let's beat the scousers
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    Penna Kind Moderator (with a bit of a mean streak)

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    It was a very big game for Hull and they'll have a good go again in their home leg. Great that we have the 2-goal lead, but I'm sure Jose won't do anything team-wise to risk that Wembley final.
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    VanGaalEra Full Member

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    Job done for tonight.
  14. Jan 10, 2017
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    ElQuesoGrande Banned

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    Really didn't enjoy the game today. It's a semi final at the end of the day and the team on the whole didn't seem to care, shrugging off missed chances and not chasing fumbled balls. Herrera in particular seemed unusually withdrawn.
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    Best winning run since Feb 2009 (11 wins). Beat the scousers and we'll smash that record.
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    :lol: Very strange statement to make. It was a fast intense attacking game by us. Thoroughly enjoyable.
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    Pretty poor in front of goal, should have scored in the first half. We had lots of shots but not sure how many were on target or required good keeping. Bit lacklustre at times but weren't really challenged and stayed in second gear mostly. No injuries, which is good, and not too tired for Sunday.

    Hopefully, Liverpool will lose by a similar margin tomorrow, not big enough to make them lose interest but in the end too much for them to overcome. MU S/Hampton final would suit me.
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    He's rilling up everybody, not just the fans, the players too, good, need us to be fecking firing for the weekend. It's great how it all panned out with Fellaini too.
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    9 wins in a row :lol:

    We weren't great today but we got the job done and the late goal has killed the tie off.

    All in all a good nights work.
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    We should have won 12-0. Loved Fellainis celebration even if Jose wasnt expecting it.
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    Was a strange game. Mkhitaryan should have scored in first half after a superb move and that would have settled us down. We didn't look as good in midfield without Carrick, Pogba and Herrera is not a balanced midfield. Frustrating game at times with a lot of under par performances and for a good spell in the second half it was boring(please don't attack me @Stack)
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    Strachans Cigar Full Member

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    Tony V's left peg on tonight's showing deserves a thread of it's own.
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    Job done. We weren't at our best, but it's a win. Second goal was massive. Hopefully a two goal lead should be too much for Hull to come back.
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    Over the last few years, all I have seen are negative records, so it's good to see that we are creating positive records.

    If we won 4-0, fans would still complain....as they did in our previous match.
    I think expectations and standards are rising. Fans are re-adjusting their expectations.
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    Stack Leave Women's Football Alone!!!

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    I wasnt attacking anyone, the other guy had said the game was boring, I was asking what made it boring. I thought it was a simple polite question not done with any condescending emoji's or snarky remarks.
    So, why was it boring? I know you think its boring, just curious as to why you think it was boring
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    Hopefully so. Certainly if we get a goal at their place we'll have to put in a hell of a bottle job to miss out on the final.
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    Maybe another goal or two would've been a 'good result' but we played similar football to what I used to play with my mates on a park against the shit team. Honestly we are very entertaining to watch right now.
    Special mention to Paul Pogba, Mkhi, Mata...in fact everyone was very good. I am really am enjoying this United side.

    I would love to see us play the likes of Madrid, Barca, Bayern with our best 11 behind closed doors because I genuinely think the likes of Pogba would be in his comfort zone against them. I may sound too optimistic but I think we are playing superb football. I just hope we maintain this form, if not improve and get the chance to prove how good we are.
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    The tempo was slow and we weren't creating many chances plus the atmosphere sounded very low key, could even hear the benches shout instructions. I was bored for a large spell in the second half.
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    Won't go down as a classic but a win with no injuries is nothing to be sniffed at, especially heading into the weekend.
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    Stack Leave Women's Football Alone!!!

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    Fair enough
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Second half was boring as hell. We were sensational at times in the first half, though. Total football.
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    Pogba needs more freedom and fielding Rooney in the same side ahead of him really neutralises Pogba.

    I hope we can get past this goal record pretty quick. Seems to have an influence. Rooney twice took a shot when another option was better, which isn't like him. And Miki looked for him too on a fast break when he had better options.

    That Snodgrass first touch around the 83rd minute was possibly the best thing all game bar the Pogba free kick. Surprised me, and wasn't even picked up by the commentators.
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    top1whoisman Meet the press(conference)

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    You're kind of missing the purpose of matches behind closed doors ;)
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    predator Full Member

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    No because I would feel embarrassed if we did get humiliated, it would put me back on both feet.

    But I do believe we are playing very very confident football atm.
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    frank lee madeer.. New Member

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    It was decent performance against a resolute hull side.
    Its about as good as you can expect to look in these games. Credit to hulls new coach . On we go.
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    Paul Scholes?
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    Is he though? I think Pogba offers more to the team than Carrick does. ALL our play goes through him and he is the primary link between defence and attack.
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