The English Premier League is known to be one of the world's most competitive domestic football leagues and is home to some of the best clubs in Europe. During the weekend lot of exciting fixtures were played by clubs in the English top-flight domestic football league. In this article, I'll be doing a ranking of the top five best defenders in the league, based on the contributions they made in the EPL game week-8 fixtures played by their clubs.
MU vs LIV: Ronaldo’s fitness, Rashford’s form and other reasons why Man United will defeat Liverpool
The English Premier League giants Manchester United would be hoping to get all the maximum three points when they face Liverpool in a crunch encounter between both clubs. The Manchester based club would be hoping to emerge victorious in order to move higher on the league standings. Credit: Google
It is not a surprise that Manchester United, as a team, massively regressed when Marcus Rashford was out recovering after his surgery. The England International's style of play is a huge part of how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants his Manchester United team to play. Rashford lit the fire and opened the floodgates for the Red Devils' comeback during the Champions League match against Atalanta at Old Trafford.
Always encouraging his teammates to be up and strong on sunny and rainy days, Cristiano Ronaldo was the mind behind the Red Devils epic comeback, in their champions league clash against Atalanta. Conceding two first-half goals, the Red Devils would have been the losing side as their opponents were intent on making the big upset in the home of the English club, but a good collective fight from Manchester United was enough to stop the disappointment at home.
Manchester United manager, Ole Solskjaer, made a harmless statement about Marcus Rashford, which has obviously been blown out of proportion by the media. He simply asked the 23 year-old, who is just returning to the team, after missing the first two months of the 2021/2022 season, to prioritise his football.
Manchester United narrowly escaped another shameful defeat at home in their Champions league match against Atalanta on Wednesday evening. The Red Devils kicked off the home match with a disappointing approach that put the visitors at the advantage with 2 goals to nil in the first half. Every chance to either reduce the tally or level it up was thwarted by the likes of Rashford, Fred and Lindelof indiscipline.
John Barnes has urged Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to select Mason Greenwood over both Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford for Sunday's Premier League match against Liverpool. Greenwood has already scored four Premier League goals for United this season, and he looks set to surpass his previous season's tally of seven.
Manchester United players are always fond of going to social media to apologize after they lose a game. They should stop doing such a thing because it makes the fans have a recap of what happened on the field. Bruno Fernandez makes use of Instagram and Twitter to apologize.
Tonight's game was epic as Manchester United played against Atalanta at their home ground, Old Trafford. If we remember correctly, Manchester United have been moving well in the group stages in a move we may call 'lucky.' In their last meeting in the tournament (against Sevilla), they were a goal down before they came from behind to win the match with Ronaldo's last minute goal.
The English club, Manchester United will host the Italian club, Atalanta at Old Trafford today. The Italian side, Atalanta is currently the leader of the table with four points while Manchester United is currently the third with 3 points. Considering Manchester United's last match which was against Leicester City, their performance was awful as they suffered a 4-2 defeat.
Manchester United suffered a 4-2 defeat in their last league game to extend their winless run in the league to three(3) straight games. The reds will face huge league rivals Liverpool, as they hope to end their winless run at home having failed to win their last two(2) league games at Old Trafford.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunner Solskjear has admitted that there are few knocks to contend with ahead of Sunday Premier League clash against Liverpool. You will recall that both Rashford and Fred were substituted as a result of injury concerns in thier dramatic 3-2 win against Atalanta in the Champions league, with the manager further revealing that Rashford who scored the first goal on the night suffered a dead leg.
Marcus Rashford is fighting to be fit for Manchester United’s Premier League clash against Liverpool at Old Trafford after being forced off with an injury against Atalanta. Rashford who opened the scoring in Manchester United's dramatic comeback against Atalanta last night, before been subbed few minutes later for sustaining an injury.
Cristiano Ronaldo made a goalscoring return to form in Manchester United's Champions League win over Atalanta at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. Manchester United were two goals down at half-time but rallied back in the second half to secure a stunning comeback 3-2 victory. After goals from Pasalic and Demiral pegged United back in the first half, Rashford, Maguire, and Ronaldo scored three decisive goals to secure the comeback victory at Old Trafford.
Manchester United again came back from their 0-2 scoreline in the UEFA Champions League group game against Atalanta, all thanks to Dr Rashford, Maguire and Cristiano Ronaldo, who were on their best to ensure a win for the Red Devils. Securing their full 3 points at home, the Red Devils would have gone home with their tails between their legs, but a quick and tactical substitution by Ole Gunnar, bringing in Paul Pogba, Sancho, Cavani and Matic were enough to come to the rescue of Manchester United.
Manchester united and Atalanta served up a thrilling match at the theater of dreams last night with five goals scored between the two clubs. It was one of those nights that makes the UEFA champions league a standout out competition in the world of football. The game itself was played at a high tempo with skills, fireworks, goals and old Trafford was beautifully filled to capacity.
According to The Daily Mail, Manchester United star Marcus Rashford remains optimistic about playing against Liverpool in this weekend's crucial match at Old Trafford. Both English clubs are coming off 3-2 victories in the UEFA Champions League. The Red Devils came back from a two-goal deficit to beat Atalanta and However, its wasn't all cheer as Fred was forced to leave the game with a hamstring injury and Rashford going down with a dead leg.
Marcus Rashford's camp is "disappointed" by statements made by Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who is under criticism. In Saturday's 4-2 defeat against Leicester, the 23-year-old scored his first goal of the season. Rashford missed the first few weeks of the season due to shoulder surgery.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has dismissed misleading reports that he wants Marcus Rashford to prioritise his football over the inspiring charity work which we are all so incredibly proud of. The manager feels he was misunderstood when speaking last Friday about the Academy graduate’s return from injury, following a lengthy period of rehabilitation on a shoulder problem.
On Wednesday night, Manchester United welcomed Atalanta to Old Trafford for their third Champions League group stage tie. It was a fun-filled affair that rewarded viewers with a lot of goals. Manchester United went into this match after winning one of their opening two Champions League group stage fixtures.