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Man Utd 3:1 Huddersfield Post-match discussion

Wed, 26 December 2018

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  1. Dec 26, 2018

    crossy1686 Full Member

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    Vintage United today. Didn't play well but won and was entertaining at the same time.

    Huddersfield were very well organised and difficult to break down. We looked knackered in the second half, which is probably attributed to our new pressing game and will take some time to adjust to. A few players had an off day but Pogba, Matic and Lindelöf were great.

    Would watch again 7/10.
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    crossy1686 Full Member

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    The more we win and continue to play like this the more Woodward looks justified in kiboshing any of Jose's targets this summer just gone.
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    Moriarty Full Member

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    What does Woodward know? It was clear to the supporters that central defence was a problem area. As for losing faith, I agree with Gary Neville that you don't extend the manager's contract in January then refuse to back him in the transfer market a few months later. Maybe Jose was right when he said finishing second last year was a great achievement.
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    suheilsworld Full Member

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    These were the kind of games we were sure to win in the past. And that's what this game showed. A game which we were bound to win and we won. That's how it should be. How many times during Jose reign we used to still worry about these games. Glad with the win and good rest for martial. I'm really excited to see Sanchez anf Lukaku in this set up
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    I’m pissed off Baiily sits out whilst Jones gets a run in the team.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    is there a gif of DDGs save before the 2nd goal?
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    What I found amazing about Pogba's performance, is despite not appearing to put a great deal of effort in, he was always in the right place to receive the ball, invariably passed it on quickly, found acres of space for both his goals.

    What a player, thank you Ole, for showing everyone what he can do when he's properly managed.
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    morbidsaint New Member

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    What excites me the most is that this team has the potential to get a lot better in every area. Can't wait to see how far Ole can take these players in the next 6 months.

    Btw, what a fecking virus Pogba is. How much longer can we tolerate having this virus at our club??
  9. Dec 26, 2018

    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    No. We scored three goals and won. It's a busy period with bigger matches coming. We didn't need Martial today.
  10. Dec 26, 2018

    Patrick08 New Member

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    True. We are shooting from midfield again having ample space and time to shoot. For some reason we never squared a pass for the midfielder to shoot under mourinho.

    This was bits from the United way.
  11. Dec 26, 2018

    Hansa Full Member

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    Yeah, we really could do with having Martial, Lukaku and Sanchez available now. The front players could barely run the last 15 minutes.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    I detest Jones as much as the next guy but as long as it works with Lindeloef and he doesn't feck things up I'm fine with it.

    Hope we build confidence in the upcoming matches, need to be strong and running for the Spuds game. Delighted for Ole too, the fans get behind him without all the bullshit in the media that the fans have to do more.

    Wonder how we'll manage with this intensity though given that our players haven't done that for the last 5? seasons. They simply might not be ready for it given pre-season prep.
  13. Dec 26, 2018

    abdo99 Full Member

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    The best bit of football came after we score the 1-0. Until the half time. It was superb to watch.
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    Freak Born a freak always a freak.

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    Why are people complaining about jones? He hasn’t put a foot wrong these past 2 games.
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    Red Dreams Full Member

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    Difficult to argue with that mate. :lol:

    What a con job though by Mourinho.....

    all that mulla...and sabotaging the team from the get go. Started with his moanings in pre-season.
    I said it was the perfect storm.

    just glad he is gone...
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    crossy1686 Full Member

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    Jones has been great the last two games to be fair. Proper solid.
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    Patrick08 New Member

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    Tottenham will be one. He will have to wok harder on the pitch that day. They can really outrun our slow midfield.
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    Luffy Straw Hat

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    Our defence is gonna give Ole Sheer Heart Attack one day. It has so many weaknesses.
    That said, the win came as a relief. We got to witness a Pogba close to Super Saiyan mode. Looking forward to more of these types of performances.
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    I'm writing in hindsight which is always 20/20. The writing was on the wall in August when he warned us we were in for a difficult season. Many on here pointed it out but, I admit, I didn't think what happened would actually happen.
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    TwoSheds More sheds (and tiles) than you, probably

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    Agreed. I thought he was pretty poor outside the goals.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Nah we still missed him but happy christmas anyway!


    Those who are annoyed about Bailly not playing instead of Jones there are now 2 managers who arent picking him so he obviously needs to improve.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    prettyprett?
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    Cheers, mate! We would have looked better with Martial playing, no doubt, but we did just fine without his contribution.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    Why on earth would people want Bailly over Jones at the moment? Jones is playing absolutely fine, Bailly rushing around isn't exactly what we need right now.
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    Black Adder Full Member

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    We miss Martial. It's quite clear he's focal point of out attack and with him I feel United have that edge or something, while without him there's no real presence up front, no real sense of danger. But Pogba took care of that with brilliant performance, so he wasn't missed that much today. :D Overall it's nice to see United playing positive football again, couldn't ask for more from Ole in this 2 opening matches! :drool:
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    pseudo_canadian Full Member

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    The movement, energy, pressing, and quick passing was great again today.

    Different sport than whatever the hell we were doing under Mourinho.
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    manichester Full Member

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    The second goal great football, David De Gea superb save, Rashord's work rate and the teamwork was great to see.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    yeah we did but I was comparing in my mind this game to the last one.
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    Oh Ole you beauty you :drool:
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    Red Dreams Full Member

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    It was clear he had an agenda this season though.

    Some day we will find out. But he never cared for this club. That was clear.
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    Absolutely great news.
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    supermao New Member

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    I doubt Ole would ever say so but the fitness level of the players must worry him.
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    Red Dreams Full Member

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    real test will be Spurs.

    Looking forward to that.
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    Zlatattack Full Member

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    It feels like a dream!
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    if we win all our games until that match the media will bill it as OGS v Poch fight for the United job.....wankers
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    Rolaholic Full Member

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    Huddersfield manager remarked how we play with freedom now in his postmatch interview, can't remember the last time the fanbase has been genuinely buzzing like this about the football we've played
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    Ole is a positive man who loves attacking football and wise enough to speak so good about the players and the result is we scored 8 goals in 2 games with a lot better desire and passion.
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    Playing and team selection to get sacked - Jose exploited the absurdity of the modern game with poor regulations, silly money and useless contracts.

    In the end his pressers had no bearing on the game played. He should be put on gardening leave for a couple of years as they do in business.

    Let him cool down kicking his heels.
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    Camilo Full Member

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    Did enough, didn't set the works alight but did enough.

    Nowhere near as impressive as the last game but Huddersfield were a lot more organised and driven. Good moments and bad moments, but overall it was a positive performance and you can't ask for more right now.
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    Havak Pokemon master

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    Really disappointed to let the clean sheet slip, which is a great contrast from a little earlier in the season. It's nice to have that arrogance again where I think we have a divine right to score 3 or 4 against the more average sides without reply. Hopefully we can do the same in the next two games before a real test against Spurs. If we can win the next two and draw against Spurs I think we'll be in a great position and confidence will stay high.