Manchester United ended a run of three straight defeats on Saturday afternoon with a 2-0 win over a struggling Swansea City side, who knocked them out of the FA Cup just six days previously.
Second half goals from Antonio Valencia and Danny Welbeck secured the victory for David Moyes’ men, though they are no closer to the sides above them following wins for all five of those who played over the weekend.
Manchester United will look to end a run of three straight defeats as they host Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
One of those losses of course came against Swansea, when the pair met at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup last Sunday.
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Borussia Dortmund are set to offer Ilkay Gundogan a new contract in a bid to stave off interest from Manchester United, according to the Mirror.
The Germany midfielder is set to be out of contract at the end of the season, and manager Jurgen Klopp is keen to not lose another of his prize assets after Robert Lewandowski agreed his summer move to Bayern Munich this week.
Manchester United face an uphill battle if they are to reach Wembley this season after losing the first leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final to Sunderland by two goals to one at the Stadium of Light.
An own goal from Ryan Giggs gave the hosts the lead on the stroke of half time, before Nemanja Vidic drew United level seven minutes after the break.
Manchester United will look to bounce back from their New Year’s Day disappointment as they take on Swansea City at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup.
The Premier League champions lost to Tottenham Hotspur to end a six game winning streak, and will be keen to progress as David Moyes looks to clinch major silverware in his first season as manager of the club.
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Manchester United’s winning run was halted yesterday as Tottenham Hotspur won at Old Trafford for the second season in succession.
Emmanuel Adebayor gave the hosts the lead on thirty-four minutes before Cristian Eriksen double their advantage twenty minutes into the second half.
A Danny Welbeck strike was enough to see Manchester United beat Norwich City, and secure a sixth straight win in all competitions in the process.
The champions are now in sixth position, but remain eight points behind leaders Arsenal, who beat Newcastle United 1-0 at St James’ Park yesterday afternoon with Manchester City second after winning by the same score-line against Crystal Palace.
Manchester United beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 at Old Trafford yesterday evening to finish top of Champions League Group A.
The Premier League champions struggled to match their opponents for large parts of the game, but it was the hosts who got the breakthrough on sixty-seven minutes, when Phil Jones volleyed in from a corner.
Phil Jones is set to miss Manchester United’s matches against Cardiff City and Bayer Leverkusen after picking up an adductor injury on international duty with England, the Mail Online understands.
The 21 year old lasted just 57 minutes of the Three Lions’ 2-0 defeat to Chile on Friday evening due to the groin problem, and was replaced by club teammate Chris Smalling, who is likely to start for Roy Hodgson’s men against Germany this evening.
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David Moyes has almost a fully fit squad to choose from for tomorrow’s trip to bottom of the table Sunderland.
The Champions only real injury concern is over centre-back Rio Ferdinand, who picked up a groin injury in last weekend’s defeat to West Bromwich Albion.
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