Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United rarely had the ball and rarely attacked. The Red Devils gave up an own goal that looked impossible to score. And yet the Manchester United vs Liverpool match never seemed in doubt for the home side at Old Trafford, with a Marcus Rashford brace powering a 2-1 victory on Saturday.
Liverpool dominated in all the stats that don’t matter: possession (68-32 percent), shots (14-5) and corner kicks (13-1). But a couple of unimaginative, Route 1 attacks in the opening half hour were all Manchester United needed to secure victory.
Riyad Mahrez has retired from soccer! Sound the alarm! The architect of Leicester City's magical title-winning season is hanging his boots up at the tender age of 27! So sad to see such a promising career tragically cut short by injury.
Has Riyad Mahrez been hacked or do we think this is real? His VERIFIED Facebook page has posted that he has retired. pic.twitter.com/1xpovtXtHW
There are generally two ways to celebrate an amazingly great thing happening in one's life.
The first way is a celebration that is wild but contained enough to retain the appearance of responsible adulthood. This is generally reserved for adult-type happy occasions such as engagements, weddings, promotions, raises, job offers, grad school acceptances, etc.
The second is this:
This is how Pep Guardiola celebrated when Manchester City beat Chelsea.
Crystal Palace vs. Manchester United was a riveting EPL match.
We can even say it clearly exemplified why we love the Premier League so much. There were exhilarating goals, lots of drama and an epic Manchester United comeback thanks to a Nemanja Matic goal.
Ahead of Sunday's matchup between Chelsea and Manchester City, Eden Hazard discussed his friendship with Kevin De Bruyne and revealed why he thinks De Bruyne is best in the Premier League today.
"Kevin has got everything," Hazard said in an interview with Sky Sports. "He defends, crosses the ball, assists and scores goals in big games. For me, he is the best this season."
Hello Folks. Lets send our thoughts to Chelsea. Their brutal schedule continues after playing Barcelona and Manchester United back to back, the Blues have Man City and Barcelona next on their slate. It's Oscars week! Lets get to our leading roles you could use your transfer on.
Troy Deeney (Watford):
The bullish Watford captain has two goals in his last three games, and his club now welcome last-place West Brom on Saturday. The Baggies have lost four straight, giving up 11 goals in the process.