Fresh from Friday's premier League victory over Aston Villa, the gunners will now turn their attention to the Carabao Cup last 16, as they will battle with Leeds United, who held Wolverhampton Wanderers at home in the dying minutes on Saturday. Both teams sit successively in the league standing, and are separated by just a point after nine(9) games.
A wise coach once said in an interview that attack wins you games and defence wins you titles. The coach who made this statement was Sir Alex Ferguson, who ironically loves a high press attacking football. 20 years ago, football was all about looking for ways to get the win regardless of approach but these days, teams are trying to play what I refer to as 'sexy football', pleasing the eyes of spectators.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has established himself as one of the most successful football coaches in the entire world. This is one of the reasons why he has been compared to former Man United boss Sir Alex Ferguson. Thomas Tuchel has already won two major trophies for Chelsea this year.
Chelsea is one of the biggest football clubs in the English Premier League. Chelsea have so many supporters all over the world. However, Chelsea have sold many youngsters over the past few years. For instance, Jose Mourinho sold many players when he was the manager of Chelsea.
The Football weekend was back again with lots of interesting games played across the five major Leagues in Europe after watching the UEFA Champions League draws and UEFA award presentations during the week. However, this weekend presented us with very interesting records set after a long time with one of them breaking a 51-year-old record in a scintillating fashion.
Liverpool won Leeds United at Elland road as they got their third win of the season and leveled on points with Manchester United and Chelsea. It was a well deserved victory for Jurgen Klopp side after a brilliant display against Marcelo bielsa's side. Leeds United showed few attacking threats in the match but it wasn't good enough to get behind Liverpool's defense.
The transfer window closes by 11:59Pm on Tuesday. There could be some outgoings at United, before the window closes. The arrival of Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo has put some players playing time in uncertainty. Due to the squad depth Man United now possess, some players may be forced to leave, inorder to seek playing time.
Unto the match against Leeds United in the round 16 of EFL Cup, Mikel Arteta will likely rotate his team, and as such, we may see him making 11 changes to the team who started the Aston Villa game last Friday. After the disappointing opening three fixtures, Mikel Arteta has been able to turn things around by winning six (6) games in his last eight (8) matches.
Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips has been hailed as "one of the best" in the world by team-mate Liam Cooper. Phillips took to the Premier League like a duck to water in his debut campaign in the top flight in 2020/21 as Leeds as a whole impressed under Marcelo Bielsa.
Arsenal played exceptionally well against Wimbledon and their victory saw them qualify for the 4th round of the competition. They have done well in the league cup so far this season and there is a growing confidence amongst the fan base that they can go on to win it.
Leeds United and Liverpool face off in a Premier League match at Elland Road on Sunday, bringing together two of England's most popular clubs. After three games, the two sides are in wholly opposite positions, with Liverpool on seven points and unbeaten in fifth place, and Leeds on two points and winless in 15th place.
Liverpool won their third game of the season at Elland Road, bringing them level on points with Manchester United and Chelsea. Jurgen Klopp's squad deservedly won following a superb performance against Marcelo Bielsa's side. Leeds United made a few attacking threats during the game, but it wasn't enough to get past Liverpool's defense.
5. Mateo Kovacic (Chelsea) Mateo Kovacic barely fails to impress in a Chelsea shirt but continues to go under the radar. When it comes to assists and goals, he rarely has numbers to boast of but the job he does in the engine room for the Blues makes him such a crucial player to have for the manager.
Marcelo Bielsa has signed a new contract with Leeds United and will stay in charge at Elland Road. The Argentine has signed a new one-year contract that will keep him at the club until the end of the 2021/22 campaign, Bielsa took over the Whites ahead of the 2018/19 season and drastically revolutionized the club's fortunes on the field, establishing a distinctive and aggressive offensive mentality.
Leeds United manager, Marcelo Bielsa has reacted to yesterday's embarrassing defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford as they were smashed 5-1 which left them at the bottom place of the table. photo credit: Getty Images Bruno Fernandes put Man United in front with a goal in the first half before Luke Ayling equalized four minutes into the second half.
Manchester United have released their official lineup for today's premier league game against Leeds United at Old Trafford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men would be taking on Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United in what is a must win clash for both teams. Manchester United come into this game off the back of a scintillating 4-0 win over Everton in pre season.
Manchester United is heading into their second Premier League game against Ralph Hasenhuttl's Southampton. The match will be held at Saint Mary's stadium on Sunday, August 22. Recall, Manchester United had a 5-1 win over Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United. Manchester United's players were active in the match as they dominated the ball possession which saw 3 of their players, Bruno Fernandes (hatrick), Mason Greenwood, and Fred to find the back of the net, despite a Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United's player, Ayling also found the back of the net as well.
Manchester United are currently on top of the Premier League table following their 5-1 victory against Leeds United on match day one. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer side dominated Marcelo Bielsa side in the game. Bruno Fernandes scored his first hat-trick for Manchester United while Mason Greenwood and Fred were also on the score sheet.
Leeds United have done a brilliant set of transfer business this summer. They have already completed seven signings this summer. The latest signing was Leo Hjelde from Celtic just a few days back. However, the Whites are nearing completing another brilliant transfer. According to a report from The Guardian, Leeds United are already in talks with Manchester United for a deal regarding Daniel James.
Premier league has confirmed that Leeds coach Marcelo Bielsa signed a one year contract extension with the club. The 66 year old made an announcement on thursday that his future with club has been resolved and hours after, the club made the extension official. The Argentine took over the club in 2018 and led Leeds to ninth position in the premier league last season.