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POST MATCH: Liverpool 3-1 Manchester United (EPL), Sunday December 16th 2018, 16:00

MOTM

  • ALISSON Becker

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Nathaniel CLYNE

    Votes: 4 1.9%
  • Dejan LOVREN

    Votes: 3 1.4%
  • VIRGIL Van Dijk

    Votes: 2 1.0%
  • Andrew ROBERTSON

    Votes: 10 4.8%
  • Gini WIJNALDUM

    Votes: 4 1.9%
  • FABINHO

    Votes: 128 61.5%
  • Naby KEITA (Off 70)

    Votes: 1 0.5%
  • Sadio MANE - G (Off 84)

    Votes: 6 2.9%
  • Roberto FIRMINO

    Votes: 12 5.8%
  • Mo SALAH

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Xerdan SHAQIRI - 2G (On 70)

    Votes: 38 18.3%
  • Jordan HENDERSON (On 84)

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    208

Arminius

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Cube power. Fabinho arrives. Thirty six attempts.....and the ManU fanbase appears to have had enough. Live lookins on RedCafe welcome.

Take it away....

Posts above taken from irrational exuberance overflowing into Napoli thread
 

sms1986

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Sadio Mane speaking to Sky Sports: "We played great football today, we created many chances and deserved to win.
"We never gave up, everyone was more focused than ever."
Virgil van Dijk: "It was a fully deserved victory, we had the bigger chances.
"They were pretty dangerous sometimes on the break. In the first-half we were going a lot through the middle, but they were wining balls and dangerous at times.
"But we dominated the game, we were prepared, we were ready for the fight."
 

Iluvatar

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That was bloody lovely.. We played some excellent football.. Got some bits of luck but so did they, didnt deserve their goal. Utterly dominated.

Big mention to Clyne who came in and bar 1 small error was immense. Everyone else was class.

Utd are truely mid-table.. Long may it continue.
 

sms1986

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on Sky Sports:
"They are the strong team, but it's hard to concede two goals in the moment we conceded and the way the goals happened.
"Our difficult moment was the first 20 minutes. We couldn't cope with their fantastic intensity and pressing, but then we were quite calm and it was controlled.
"They became really frustrated when their centre-backs came forwards and fired shots into the stands - that was the period when it was more in control.
"There were two easy goals for Shaqiri and because of the deflections there was no chance.
"If you speak about fortunate you speak about their second and third goals."
 

veteranMortal

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Well, be fair. They were always going to drop points; they didn't lose ground to their rivals - Everton and Bournemouth both dropped points, though Wolves are sniffing around now. Should be a big game when they play them.

It's good that we beat United, though. Probably one of the better midtable sides.
 

SirBillShankly

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Bloody wonderful stuff.Totally dominant.

Clyney's back.Played well, solid top pro.

Fabinho's finding his feet and was fantastic.

Smashed United.

Back on top. What's not to like?

MOTM? Fabinho, Mane, Robertson and Wijnaldum, bloody brilliant performances.

Well done lads.:celebrating:
 



Incognito

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What a game! Just what a game! Class above them, well and truly owned them - Our manager, players, fans are just the best. Buzzing!
The bogey team and bogey manager out of the way as well.. We ain't fading away this time!! #Believers
 

sms1986

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho on Sky Sports asked if he can "fix" their current situation: "What do you mean by fix? Win the title? Of course not.
"We can still finish fourth. It's not easy. For sure we are going to finish in the top six. Best we can get is fourth. Now we look to the fifth and then later the fourth."

lollollollollollollollollollol
 

Mada

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What a great match. We so easily and marvelously controlled anything they had to offer. Fabinho was immense, so composed and anticipated everything. He passing was unexpectedly brilliant. His assist on the Mane goal was huge. Shaq brought such energy and direct movement into the final third. What a fantastic signing. And Mane’s beautiful goal should not be forgotten…what a fantastic take and strike.

Allison’s slip was unfortunate, but the difference in this team is belief. Gone are the days that one mistake seems to wreck the mentality and focus of the rest of the team. They put that goal aside in mature fashion and continued to stamp their dominance on the pitch.

While that may not be the most important win of the season, it was certainly the most satisfying.