Manchester united He’s been through a lot of ups and downs this season. The league season started poorly, due to two defeats to Brighton (1:2) and Brentford (0:4). Then a winning streak of four, breaking the Manchester Derby. Since then, he has been steadily climbing the table and becoming an even greater threat to the Arsenal captain. Even more so for Manchester City, who could have slipped to third place on Wednesday but were saved from that by Crystal Palace.
Manchester United wins for the sixth time in a row and ninth in all competitions
fans Manchester United believed until the 90th minute that their team would take the place of the runner-up in the table. From the 44th minute, it took a 1-0 lead against Crystal Palace thanks to a goal from Bruno Fernandes. He eventually lost the lead, just a few seconds into overtime. Then the referee awarded a free kick to Crystal Palace. Michael Ulis got close to the ball and fired a superb shot past De Gea. The ball bounced off the crossbar and into the net. The London fans went into a frenzy of joy, and Erik ten Hag looked at his players in disbelief.
The current position of Manchester United in the table is not the worst. They are level on points with City (39) but have one more game to their name. On Thursday, January 19, City will play a late game in Round 7 against Tottenham Hotspur. If they win, they will be three points clear of United and retain their runners-up spot. Arsenal leads the standings with 47 points.
If Manchester United had not given up the lead in the final seconds of the match against Crystal Palace, they would have become runners-up in the table, and one of the three strongest teams currently in the top 5 leagues in Europe. Wednesday’s win would be the tenth in a row in domestic competition. The draw ended an exceptional streak. Apart from Wednesday’s draw, Manchester United have won three consecutive UEFA Cup titles: 4-2 over Aston Villa, 2-0 at Burnley and 3-0 at Charlton, one in the FA Cup 3-1 at Everton and five straight wins. in. Premier League:
- 13.11 – Fulham (2: 1),
- 27.12 – Nottingham Forest (3: 0),
- 31.12 – Wolverhampton (1: 0),
- 03.01 – Bournemouth (3: 0),
- 14.01- Manchester City (2: 1),
- 18.01 – Crystal Palace (1: 1).
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Only two other teams in the major European leagues can boast a better record in league matches. These are Bayern Munich playing in the Bundesliga and Olympique de Marseille from Ligue 1 France. Let’s emphasize this in the case of the German hero a series Winning since September 2022, the tie has stopped only once, with Borussia Dortmund (2:2). Since then, he has won seven consecutive domestic matches (six in the Bundesliga and one in the German Cup) and three in the Champions League. Olympique de Marseille added, in addition to six consecutive Ligue 1 victories, a French Cup victory (2-0) with Hyères.
It will be an exciting period in the Premier League. The two teams looking to catch Arsenal in the table have the same points difference. In addition, there will be no shortage of visits in the coming weeks. Manchester United will play Arsenal next week. The match will be held on January 22 at 5:30 pm. It is already known that Casemiro, who was punished with a yellow card against Crystal Palace, will not play in it, and because of the large number of cards, he will have to watch the competition from the stands. You can watch the full Premier League schedule below:
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