This is what the league table acutally looks like

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  1. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:14
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    Do not need to worry about top four, but our rivals in mid table. Luckily most didn't win. Eight points from 4-5th whilst seven sides within five points of us.
  2. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:15
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    That really does show it how it really is, shocking.
  3. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:15
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    Genius idea puts things into perspective. We are a mid table side and with this bunch of players and Mourinho things won't get much better!
  4. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:16
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    Maciek Known for "good moanings" not only in the morning

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    This is the worst Mourinho's season at United as in 16/17 he won his 15th game so we had 24 points compared to 23 tonight.

    And in 13/14, Moyes lost his 15th game of the season, so this is our second worst season (when we look at last 12 seasons).

    Moyes 13/14 - 22 points;
    Mourinho 18/19 - 23 points.
  5. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:16
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    It’s a disgrace this is being allowed to continue.

    Our fans are a big part of the problem.
  6. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:17
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    Chill out mate, @Maciek is trying his best
  7. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:21
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    I forgot who made the GD vs games graph, i'm waiting for an update. ^^
  8. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:22
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    Wow 8 point (9 with GD) gap between 5th and 6th.

    Never seen it so big at this still early point of the season. Not really sure what Man. United can do about that, even a 6-7 winning run will only get the team back into contention and that dosen't look like happening anytime soon.
  9. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:22
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    Maciek Known for "good moanings" not only in the morning

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    :lol:
  10. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:22
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    Solidly mid table.

    Hope we beat out our main rivals Everton, Bournemouth and Leicester City by the time season ends. Lofty goal but still somewhat realistic.
  11. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:24
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    West Ham will come into contention aswell, they have a very easy run of fixtures up to middle of January.
  12. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:24
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    When comparing with Ferguson, it also has to be mentioned that his teams were usually "slow starters". From winter and on was always when we kicked in and gained momentum.

    Consider this though:

    This season we're in -1 with goals for vs against :eek: (24 for, 25 against). That must beat some sort of record.
  13. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:25
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    Maciek Known for "good moanings" not only in the morning

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    Funny thing is that if we were given 15 points, we'd still be only third, but if they took away 15 points from us, we'd be 20th.
  14. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:26
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    It's heartbreaking really seeing us as a mid table team like this. And the board looks fine about it.
  15. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:28
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    There is a phrase that goes by, "the league table does not lie". Very fitting right now I feel.
  16. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:29
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    Can someone fix the thread title though? A small twinge of pain every time.
  17. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:31
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    Maciek Known for "good moanings" not only in the morning

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    Goal difference after 15 games: 2007-2018.

    2007: +18 (25:7)
    2008: +19 (29:10)
    2009: +21 (34:13)
    2010: +19 (35:16)
    2011: +21 (35:14)
    2012: +16 (37:21)
    2013: +3 (22:19)
    2014: +9 (26:17)
    2015: +10 (20:10)
    2016: +4 (20:16)
    2017: +26 (35:9)
    2018: -1 (24:25)

    What a difference between the last and current season...
  18. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:33
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    That was me. Will do it tomorrow when im not depressed. :lol:
  19. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:36
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    If the current points per game trends continue for the remainder of the season, City will finish 45 points ahead of us and we'll miss out on top 4 by 20 points.
  20. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:37
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    Didn’t even double our goal tally last season at this stage till the end of the season (35-68), if that happens this season will end with less goals then in LVG 2nd season (49)
  21. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:37
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    Truly a global juggernaut as the league table shows.
  22. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:39
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    The only tables the boards interested in is the Forbes Most Valuable Sports Brand table and the Deloitte Biggest Revenue by a Sports Entity table.

    Ed’s probably spending most of time thinking how we topple the Dallas Cowboys for sports club valuation.
  23. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:40
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    In the Southampton game the commentators said it was our worse GD (after 13 games) since 1977 under Dave Sexton
  24. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:40
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    Oh, of course. They did convincingly beat us just couple of months ago and will pose a big challenge to our league position. Still, I think it's a realistic goal for us to finish above them and Mourinho deserves all the credit if we manage to pull it off. We did somehow hold Arsenal to a draw today, which is quite remarkable and I see that as a hopeful sign for the future.
  25. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:41
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    yeah but we have a cool official tractor and some other neat sponsorships, so who cares about actual football really.
  26. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:46
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    Charles Miller Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Its sarcasm?
  27. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:47
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    He's not doing a very good job of it anymore. Cash operating profits and commercial revenues have been flat for three years now. Matchday has been flat for nearly the whole decade. The only growth is coming from tv revenues, all of which goes straight back out again on the ever-increasing wage bill.
  28. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:52
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    I don't know. I'm just trying to fit in with what seems to be our new standard.
  29. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:53
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    Just to be different and change the tone, statistically last season at this stage seemed very impressive ...

    It’s unfathomable how far we’ve fallen since a year ago.
  30. Dec 5, 2018 at 22:55
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    So at the top 2 points separate city and Liverpool.

    6 points down, 2 points separate Tottenham, arsenal and Chelsea in the top 4 battle.

    8 points down, at the upper middle, 2 points separate Everton, Bournemouth, United, Leicester and Brighton .

    Rounding out the rest of the midtable, each a point below the next, are Watford, wolves and west ham.

    A further 7 teams are roughing it up in a potential relegation battle
  31. Dec 5, 2018 at 23:22
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    We have lost so many points at home unless we make up in away games we are firmly a midtable team.
  32. Dec 6, 2018 at 12:08
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    This looks as despressing as it actually is...

    15 games played
    14 points ahead of the bottom
    18 points away from the top
  33. Dec 6, 2018 at 12:42
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    The amount of goals conceded is what really stands out to me.
    Only the bottom 5 teams have conceded more than United's 25 goals against.
  34. Dec 6, 2018 at 12:50
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    AlecHDR Angry, incoherent heterosexual slob

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    This low budget clustering is a great idea. Good one Maciek.
  35. Dec 6, 2018 at 12:57
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    Makes you wonder whether even SAF would have been able to beat City to the league last season.
  36. Dec 6, 2018 at 13:07
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    It was the worst title challenge in recent years, so they were never put under even a little bit of pressure.

    There was a run at the end of November and start of December where they seemed to need last minute winners to get them over the line. Then they came over in December and we primed our arses and bent over for them, and from then they just started stomping the league on the back of that.
  37. Dec 6, 2018 at 13:14
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    We're lucky that the Everton, Leicester, Watford and Bournemouth have also been trash in the last month or we'd be 10th.
  38. Dec 6, 2018 at 13:25
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    It's a cult. They're identical to Trump supporters. Believe whatever the dear leader says, refuse to hear criticism of him or call it fake news. Just like Trump said he could shoot someone and his supporters would still vote for him, Mourinho could get us relegated and wear a Man City shirt to games and his supporters would still yell "Back deh managehhh!" like the idiots they are.
  39. Dec 6, 2018 at 13:26
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    Im actually impressed with Mou's 17/18 result.
  40. Dec 6, 2018 at 13:45
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    nice thread, some great comps - especially like this one