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Burnley 0:2 Manchester United

Burnley 0:2 Man Utd

Turf Moor

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  1. Apr 21, 2017
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    ChaddyP Full Member

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    can't remember the last time we scored there to be honest.
  2. Apr 21, 2017
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Have we ever scored there?
  3. Apr 21, 2017
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  4. Apr 21, 2017
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    Fearing this game, they'll have confidence seeing our performance yesterday, our missing and tired players. They are the 6th best team in the league at home, two points better than us, having played one less. Definately not an easy game.

    That being said, it's away where we for some reason are better than at home. Rest Rashford for the City game and hope Martial steps up.

    DDG - Young, Baily, Blind, Damien, Shaw - Herrera, Fellaini, Pogba - Martial, Lingard is what I think we'll see

    I'd love to see Mkhitaryan start and Tuanzebe instead of Blind because he can't possibly be worse at CB, but I doubt they will.
  5. Apr 21, 2017
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    Thugmann New Member

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    I think we may have to take a gamble on Rooney for this one if he's fit. Relying on a 19 year old rashford to score every game is putting too much pressure on the lad.
  6. Apr 21, 2017
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    top1whoisman Meet the press(conference)

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    That already happened with a 18-year old Rashford last season, so he's fine. ;) The fixture congestion might be too much though, even for a young player. So we need goals from Micki and the midfield. Would be the perfect time for Martial to wake up, but unfortunately I can't see that happening.
  7. Apr 21, 2017
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    Rashford
    Martial - Mhky - Lingard
    Pogba - Herrera
    Shaw - Blind - Bialy - Valencia
    DDG


    I could see Rooney starting this, very worried about the back four if anyone gets hurt my guess is Carrick at CB.
  8. Apr 21, 2017
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    • Manchester United have scored just once in their last four league games at Turf Moor, with that goal coming from Lou Macari in a 1-0 win in April 1976. :nervous:
    Alright, so we don't play there very often, but at least Lawro thinks we will score.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39612236
  9. Apr 21, 2017
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    I can see something like this;​

    De Gea
    Young Bailly Blind Darmian
    Herrera Fellaini
    Lingard Pogba Martial(?)
    Rashford​
  10. Apr 21, 2017
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    kin'el
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    José has come out and said Young & Herrera will play, which we all expected. Tuanzebe and Fosu-Mensah are pretty much guaranteed to be in the squad as well. Martial will probably be given a start, more due to lack of fresh players than anything. Lingard only played an hour so I think he's in, along with Rooney, Blind, and Darmian. Bailly and Pogba are likely going to have to play again, with Fellaini and de Gea making up the XI.

    de Gea
    Darmian Bailly Blind Young
    Herrera Fellaini Pogba
    Rooney
    Lingard Martial​

    Depleted squad, but Mkhitaryan and Rashford available for the last 20 minutes if it's tight gives us some great options.
  12. Apr 21, 2017
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    Anyone fit and reasonably well rested should start. Rashford and Mkhitaryan for last 30 mins if required.

    As an absolute minimum we have to match their work-rate.

    Carrick, Valencia and Shaw looked exhausted so I'd be concerned if they started.
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  13. Apr 21, 2017
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    Is there a pre-match press conference?
  14. Apr 21, 2017
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    top1whoisman Meet the press(conference)

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    It was held together with post Anderlecht. Should've been released at 14:00 BST. Some quotes are out, but haven't found the YT clip yet.

    He mentioned needing Tuanzebe. Rooney needed due to his experience even though not 100% fit yet.


    Re: Rashford and U21 euros in the summer:

  15. Apr 21, 2017
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    DDG
    Valencia Bailly Blind Darmian
    Herrera Pogba
    Lingard Fellaini Young
    Rashford
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    Runner Full Member

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    Thank you very much, I hadn't seen the Anderlecht post match presser. Appreciate the summary.

    edit: Thanks @kundalini
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    top1whoisman Meet the press(conference)

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    Agree on him with Rashford quotes. I was sure that would be his opinion. Also it's better for Rashford to stay with the team to prepare for the next season rather playing in a competition that will give him nothing new imo. He already has enough experience of such age and should be aiming forward now.
  21. Apr 21, 2017

    minoo-utd New Member

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    Heard nothing about Rojo injury? Is there any updates?
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    Runner Full Member

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    thanks!
  23. Apr 21, 2017

    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    Apparently he has a serious ligament injury and he won't be playing this season again.
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    The fact you'd play Rooney, ever, is beyond me. Exactly, he's 19, what's the need in resting him, sub him off if we need a defender or at around 60 mins anyway, don't you see how reliant we are on Rashford and Lingards movement recently. No one in the squad, not even lazy Martial gives us that intensity, movement and speed. Rashford and Mkhi need to play.
  25. Apr 21, 2017

    peridigm Full Member

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    I think this is what we'll see.
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    DDG
    Mensah Bailly Blind
    Valencia Herrera Fellaini Pogba Young
    Rashford Lingard

    With Rojo is gone, and both Smalling and Jones are still injured, I thought it will be better to play 3 at the back. I'm not too convinced with Bailly and Blind as a pair for now. Blind hasn't play much as a centre back this season so probably go for 3 at the back.
  28. Apr 22, 2017

    top1whoisman Meet the press(conference)

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    Sean Dyche previews the match:

  29. Apr 22, 2017

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    Just seems a bit strange to go "we're short on centre backs... let's play 3 at the back!"
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    Haha. I know but that's how it works.
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    De Gea
    Mensah - Bailly - Blind
    Valencia - Herrera - Pogba - Young
    Mkhitaryan
    Rashford - Martial​
  32. Apr 22, 2017

    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    It does and it doesn't.

    You tend to play 3 when you're not confident you have 2 good ones, so its safety in numbers.

    We have Bailly. Blind is not a dominant centre back, so positioning him, and a similar player on the other side, both more at home wide sort of makes sense.

    It'll certainly be an interesting lineup tomorrow.
    One of Rashford and MK will surely have to start, even though both have put in big shifts 2 days ago.

    Get through this with whatever we can, play the best possible X1 Thursday, then we can rotate v Swansea. In theory!
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    I'm amazed people are suggesting Rashford should start on the bench.

    He's 19 so fatigue won't be an issue plus he'll be on a massive high after the Anderlecht game, if I was him and got dropped for the game I'd be livid!

    Hope Rooney is no where near the starting 11, Martial starts and TFM/Axel get some minutes. I'd also like to see Shaw start but I think it's more likely Young will be at LB.

    We need to be as up for it as we were against Chelsea, huge 3 points at stake.
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Rashford will start for sure, even if he is a little fatigued. The alternatives have not been exactly convincing this season to say the least. Plus the fact that he will be brimming with confidence after the past weeks exploits.
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    The main reason, though, is that we're very tired, so most probable we'll sit at the back ‘comfortably’, and then hope for some counterattacks.
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    All the people with 3 at the back have to acknowledge that right now that option implies playing Darmian as wingback.
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    Without Ibrahimović, and playing in a system that benefits Rashford's style, the most obvious substitute for the kid is Martial as center-forward. Rooney would imitate Ibrahimović lack of pace quite well, though.
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    Went for a 4-0 win.
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    Android1974 Incredibly anal about player positions in lineups

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    I'm not so sure he will start. He'll be probably more useful late in the game, if we hold the fort before. And it might be risk in terms of injuries to play him so much, before the away City game where he's expected to cause chaos for Stones and friends.
  40. Apr 22, 2017

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    Absolutely. I'd keep Rashford on the bench, he looked shattered at the end of the game and we just can't risk losing him to muscle injury.
    2 games a week from now on is going to be really tough. We could really do with a youngster grabbing the opportunity.... if any are given one.
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