Liverpool beats United in first leg

Mar 11, 2016

Liverpool beats United in first leg

Liverpool outclassed Manchester United but relied on two defensive blunders to win 2-0 in a high-profile all-English match in the Europa League last 16 on Thursday, with only David de Gea’s brilliant saves sparing the visitors a heavier first-leg beating. Daniel Sturridge — from ...

United stumbles at West Brom; Liverpool wins

Mar 7, 2016

United stumbles at West Brom; Liverpool wins

Playing with 10 men proved to be no problem for Liverpool in the English Premier League on Sunday. The same cannot be said of Manchester United. Liverpool responded to James Milner’s sending-off in the 62nd minute against Crystal Palace by coming from 1-0 down ...

Feb 26, 2016

Manchester United routs Midtjylland

Teenager Marcus Rashford scored two of Manchester United’s four second-half goals in his professional debut in a 5-1 win over FC Midtjylland, sparing the English giant an embarrassing exit from the Europa League on Thursday. United won 6-3 on aggregate to reach the last ...

Manchester United humbled in Europa League defeat

Feb 19, 2016

Manchester United humbled in Europa League defeat

The Europa League was supposed to offer some respite in a tough season for Manchester United, and give the team a back-door route into next season’s Champions League. Instead, the competition has provided a new dose of ignominy for the fallen English giants — ...

Van Gaal despondent as United crashes at Sunderland

Feb 14, 2016

Van Gaal despondent as United crashes at Sunderland

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal cast doubt on his team’s chances of qualifying for next season’s Champions League after a 2-1 loss at relegation-threatened Sunderland in the Premier League, placing the Dutchman under fresh scrutiny on Saturday. The latest embarrassing loss for United ...

Chelsea, Man United play to draw

Feb 8, 2016

Chelsea, Man United play to draw

A second stalemate of the season between Chelsea and Manchester United saw the fallen powers slip further from relevance in this unusual Premier League season. The 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge did little to help either team on Sunday, which began with Arsenal beating ...

Leicester keeps rolling; United falls

Jan 24, 2016

Leicester keeps rolling; United falls

The expectation is the rails will come off Leicester’s title challenge and Manchester United will get back on track. But Manchester United’s problems with scoring at home won’t go away, with boos again ringing out at Old Trafford on Saturday after the hosts were ...

Surging United beats rival Liverpool

Jan 18, 2016

Surging United beats rival Liverpool

It was only three weeks ago that Manchester United was on an eight-match winless streak, Wayne Rooney was so out of form he was dropped to the bench, and manager Louis van Gaal appeared to be contemplating resigning. Now, United is unbeaten in 2016, ...

United refinds attacking flair but Newcastle salvages draw

Jan 13, 2016

United refinds attacking flair but Newcastle salvages draw

So much for Manchester United being boring. In one of the most entertaining matches of the English Premier League season, United squandered a two-goal lead, went back in front through an exquisite shot from Wayne Rooney, and then conceded a 90th-minute goal to draw ...