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‘Lacklustre’ Manchester United lacking leadership and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told to show his ruthless side by club legend

‘Lacklustre’ Manchester United lacking leadership and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told to show his ruthless side by club legend

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Dwight Yorke backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to have the ruthlessness to drag Manchester United back to where they need to be. It has been a lacklustre start to the 2020/21 season for the Red Devils with just three points on the board after three Premier League games. AFP or licensors Man United’s players were shellshocked by Tottenham Solskjaer’s side were humbled in their first match of the season against Crystal Palace. This quickly led to an embarrassing 6-1 defeat to Tottenham at Old Trafford on Sunday. A weak transfer window culminated in a panicky deadline day where Edinson Cavani, Alex Telles and Facundo Pellistri joined. Amad Diallo will also move to Man United in January. Former United striker Yorke said the club needs more leadership and
Man City 2-5 Leicester: Pep Guardiola’s side have bigger problems than defence – Darren Fletcher analysis

Man City 2-5 Leicester: Pep Guardiola’s side have bigger problems than defence – Darren Fletcher analysis

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has got a lot to sort out. His side had an awful afternoon against Leicester City on Sunday and that was as poor as I've seen them play in a long time.It was more than just the fact they conceded some bad goals - what was really worrying was how lost they looked, from front to back.When things have gone wrong for City under Pep in the past, it has been easy to criticise their defence for being unable to deal with counter-attacks or for making individual mistakes.We saw both of those things happen again against Leicester, but I think the whole team has to take responsibility for this defeat - not just their defenders.The players in front of them did not put enough pressure on the ball and got played around too easily. They weren't staying with runners o...
Wolves 1-3 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola’s side start with away win

Wolves 1-3 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola’s side start with away win

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Manchester City held off a second-half Wolves fightback to begin their quest to regain the Premier League title with a win at Molineux.City did the damage in a superb first half as Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year Kevin de Bruyne and Phil Foden, playing for the first time since being sent home from England duty in disgrace, both found the net.At that stage it seemed a case of how many the visitors would get, with Foden and Raheem Sterling both going close and Wolves keeper Rui Patricio making two decent saves.However, City ran out of steam after the break.Daniel Podence twice went close for the hosts and Kyle Walker hacked a scuffed Ruben Neves shot off the line, before Raul Jimenez, scorer of 27 goals last season, netted for the second time in this one 12 minutes f...
Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Sevilla: Spanish side set up Man Utd semi-final

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Sevilla: Spanish side set up Man Utd semi-final

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Wolves' Europa League dream came to a heartbreaking end as Sevilla booked a semi-final against Manchester United on Sunday with a late winner in Duisburg.Nuno Espirito Santo's side - whose pandemic-disrupted 2019-20 season lasted 383 days - had a glorious 13th-minute chance to take the lead but Raul Jimenez's penalty was saved.They struggled to create chances after that and failed to hold on for extra time as Lucas Ocampos' header from Ever Banega's cross settled the tie for Sevilla with two minutes to go. Wolves will not be in European competition next season after finishing seventh in the Premier League.Five-time winners Sevilla - who are unbeaten in 19 games in all competitions - will face...
Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester City: Raheem Sterling helps earn his side a semi-final with Arsenal

Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester City: Raheem Sterling helps earn his side a semi-final with Arsenal

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Media playback is not supported on this device Holders Manchester City will face Arsenal in a strong FA Cup semi-final line-up after showing class and patience to beat Newcastle at an eerily quiet St James' Park. Shorn of a fervent home support, Newcastle struggled in the first half against their opponents who are aiming to complete a cup treble after conceding the Premier League title to Liverpool this week. After wasting several good chances, City opened the scoring from the penalty spot when Kevin de Bruyne slotted past Karl Darlow following Fabian Schar's needless push on Gabriel Jes...