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Pep must be tearing his hair out.

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Seems whatever Ronaldo did will probably get overturned. Not much contact apparently. 

We're lucky to be 2 up. Pogba's first was a beauty.

Dalot has looked good going forward. 

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Could be interesting, when I was watching they didn't have a single angle that showed it clearly, which presumably hurts an appeal? 

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Cristiano Ronaldo should be available to face Manchester United in the Champions League next month because the Juventus forward is set to receive only a one-match ban for his red card in Wednesday’s Champions League win over Valencia. Ronaldo will be ruled out of Juve’s second Group H match, at home to Young Boys, and Uefa can extend the sanction if it deems the offence serious. It is understood, though, that the former United player will escape this.

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On 20/09/2018 at 17:50, MexicoJack said:

It's fine, the name's ironic. They actually have a higher average age than Newell's Old Boys of Argentina.

Watching the highlights of the youth tournament match between the two teams as I type this.

"United will find out what young boys of Switzerland are really made of." 

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Uefa has announced that it would begin using video assistant referees (VAR) in next season’s Champions League, after a debut in the Super Cup. It also approved the use of VAR for the 2020 European Championship and the 2020-21 Europa League. The first Uefa game using technological help for referees is expected to be 14 August 2019 in the Super Cup between this season’s Champions League and Europa League winners in Istanbul. It will then be used from the play-off stage onwards of the 2019-20 Champions League.

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That took long...

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Sacking Jose would be a knee jerk decision and I think they need to offer him a huge new contract.

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2 minutes ago, MDK said:

Sacking Jose would be a knee jerk decision and I think they need to offer him a huge new contract.

Think he should get a stand named after him too. 

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38 minutes ago, MDK said:

Sacking Jose would be a knee jerk decision and I think they need to offer him a huge new contract.

Jose knows.

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That was so shit again last night. No reaction to the previous week at all.

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I'm not sure how long this can continue. The players clearly are not giving 100% and the majority don't seem to want to play for Mourinho.

Manchester United can boast an attack of Alexis Sanchez, Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford, Paul Pogba, Fred, Juan Mata, Jesse Lindgard yet somehow they are absolute dross to watch. The majority of those individually at least, are quick, skilful and unpredictable attacking players that manage to look so ordinary.

I have mentioned it a few times, but watching them play, they are constantly not pushing enough players forward and to be honest, it looks as though they're afraid of doing so out of fear of a negative reaction from the manager. When you are Manchester United and are playing at Old Trafford you attack the opposition from minute one and you don't stop until you score the first goal. That is the Manchester United that I have watched for years and years and years. This Manchester United is completely unrecognisable, with no vision and no identity, and this is coming from a guy that cannot stand the club.

Give the job to Eddie Howe and he would get more out of them at this point than Mourinho would. The football they are playing at the moment is almost as bad, if not worse than van Gaal's brand of play.

That being said, long may it continue.

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1 hour ago, Liam Mk2 said:

Give the job to Eddie Howe and he would get more out of them at this point than Mourinho would. The football they are playing at the moment is almost as bad, if not worse than van Gaal's brand of play.

Nope, give it to Arsene. Plays attacking football and loves young talent. Perfect.

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1 minute ago, MDK said:

Nope, give it to Arsene. Plays attacking football and loves young talent. Perfect.

It's funny you should say that as one of my United supporting friends has been calling for United to just give Wenger the job until the end of the season for a few weeks now. :lol:

Personally, I would be very sad if Wenger ended up there in any capacity.

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12 minutes ago, Liam Mk2 said:

It's funny you should say that as one of my United supporting friends has been calling for United to just give Wenger the job until the end of the season for a few weeks now. :lol:

Personally, I would be very sad if Wenger ended up there in any capacity.

But imagine this: Arsene goes to United, Sir Alex comes out of retirement to be the DoF and it turns into one of those buddy comedies when two old guys who hate eachother but have a begrudging respect have to team up to save the day.

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Give it to Giggsy imo

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Spurs :lol:

Someone check to see what is in Hugo's water bottle.

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The Wembley pitch looks a right state. 

It is at Wembley, right?

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At least my barbecue chicken wings were nice.

6 minutes ago, Liam Mk2 said:

The Wembley pitch looks a right state. 

It is at Wembley, right?

The boxing.

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