Manchester United's recent upturn of good form will face undoubtedly its toughest test of the entire season as they visit the Etihad on Sunday afternoon. Pep's side are top of the Premier League, two points clear of Chelsea in second and 9 points ahead of United in seventh, win for the blues would stretch that gap to 12 points. Despite City's dominance in the Premier League over the last 12 months or so, Mourinho's United managed to postpone City's title win in this fixture last season after a phenomenal 3-2 victory. City were 2-0 up after half an hour but French international Paul Pogba put in one of his best performances in a United shirt to score twice in two minutes in the second half. Chris Smalling netted the winner just after the hour. City, Chelsea and Liverpool remain the only three undefeated teams in the league and occupy the top three spots respectably, defeat for City on Sunday would almost certainly see them be leapfrogged by one of the other two sides. Which TV channel … [Read more...] about What channel is Man City vs Man Utd on? What time is kick-off?
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The 2018-19 Premier League season kicks off tonight as Leicester City travel to Old Trafford to face Manchester United. Jose Mourinho has cut a frustrated figure in pre-season as United's transfer business stalled following the World Cup, and the Red Devils were unimpressive on tour (a 2-1 win over Real Madrid aside). The Portuguese coach has been tasked with bringing back the glory days to the red half of Manchester, but Claude Puel's Leicester - who have won the title since United's last success in 2013 - will want to ensure Mourinho's season begins with a whimper at Old Trafford. Here's how you call follow all tonight's action... TV, online and live stream coverage The match kicks off at 8pm BST and will be shown live on Sky Sports' Premier League and Main Event channels, and is available via Now TV with a day pass on offer for £7.99. Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app. NOW TV are launching a new offer on their Sky Sports pass where … [Read more...] about Man Utd vs Leicester LIVE: How to watch online and on TV
Jose Mourinho sums up the state of his Man Utd squad as numbers for this season are confirmed Independent.ie Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has not tried to hide his frustration after a stuttering summer in the transfer market, yet confirmation of the squad numbers for his star-studded line-up highlights that he still has plenty of quality to select from. https://www.independent.ie/sport/soccer/premier-league/jose-mourinho-sums-up-the-state-of-his-man-utd-squad-as-numbers-for-this-season-are-confirmed-37203715.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37203692.ece/bc271/AUTOCROP/h342/Mou.jpg Email Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has not tried to hide his frustration after a stuttering summer in the transfer market, yet confirmation of the squad numbers for his star-studded line-up highlights that he still has plenty of quality to select from. Marcus Rashford has been confirmed as United's new No.10, as he follows in the footsteps of Wayne Rooney and … [Read more...] about Jose Mourinho sums up the state of his Man Utd squad as numbers for this season are confirmed
The new Premier League season kicks off at Old Trafford on Friday night as Manchester United host Leicester City. United will hope to get off to a good start as they aim to go one better than the second place finish they achieved last season. Leicester, meanwhile, finished a respectable ninth place in 2017/18 under Claude Puel, but have since lost talisman Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City. Betfair place United as odds-on favourites for the game (40/85), but the mismatched defences of both sides could mean there is money to be made backing a high-scoring match. The game will have an additional narrative as a result of United's high-profile pursuit of Foxes defender Harry Maguire . As the transfer window shuts on Thursday meaning Maguire's future will have been confirmed by the time the two teams line up on Friday night, but all eyes will be on the England international - whether he becomes a United player or not. Puel has already suggested Maguire is unlikely to play a part on … [Read more...] about Man Utd vs Leicester City odds: Mourinho’s men favourites
BELGIUM captain Eden Hazard has defended his criticism of team-mate Romelu Lukaku. By David Wright / Published 21st June 2018 Belgium beat Panama convincingly 3-0 in their World Cup Group G clash on Wednesday.Manchester United striker Lukaku bagged a second-half brace after Dries Mertens opened the scoring, but he still came in for criticism from Hazard.The Chelsea forward accused Lukaku of "hiding up front" in the first 45 minutes.And when asked to explain his comment, Hazard told Sky Sports: "As the captain, even if I am not the captain I can talk, on the pitch I try to give my best. GETTY Eden Hazard wants more from Belgium team-mate Romelu Lukaku GETTY Romelu Lukaku scored a brace against Panama “I just told Romelu if we want to win the game we need him” Eden Hazard “If I can help players to be better I will."I just told Romelu if we want to win the game we need him, not just as a scorer to score goals, but we want him to be involved in the … [Read more...] about Chelsea star Eden Hazard explains his criticism of Man Utd striker Romelu Lukaku