- Venue: Old Trafford | Attendance: 75,256 | Referee: Mike Dean
- C. Smalling 22‘
- J. Mata 37‘
- M. Rashford 40‘
- P. Pogba 42‘
- D. Gray 59‘
Manchester United lost three consecutive matches but everybody will agree with me that form is temporary, class is permanent. Manchester United bounce back in style – destroying Leicester City – all thanks to Frenchman, Paul Pogba and Spaniard, Juan Mata.
Photo: United defender Chris Smalling (left) in action – warding off Leicester star attacker.
Manchester United last lost three Premier League matches in succession during that harrowing period but Manchester United is back to her winning ways with the destruction of Premier League champions, Leicester, at Old Trafford. It was an emphatic win in the Theater of Dreams today Saturday Sept. 24, 2016.
It was also a memorable day for the Red Devils who ran out Leicester City in spectacular fashion to institute a deserved win. A scintillating first-half display sealed it after goals from Smalling, Mata, Rashford and Pogba. Foxes substitute Demarai Gray replied with a screamer after the break, but it was merely a consolation.
Defender, Chris Smalling opened the tally with a good header into the Leicester goal from a corner kick from the right side.
Today’s fantastic result moves the Red Devils up to third in the Premier League table for the moment. That could change after the rest of the weekend’s games, but it’s certainly good to see us back up.
Jose Mourinho was not upset with criticism of himself, but he was frustrated that he cannot always protect his Manchester United players from the “Einsteins” who question performances.
The boss felt there was an overreaction to the Red Devil’s three consecutive defeats against Manchester City, Feyenoord and Watford earlier this month. That led him to hit back at the “football Einsteins” in his post-match interview with MUTV following the midweek win at Northampton Town in the EFL Cup.
This is obviously a perfect start and after a devastating consecutive three game loses, United destroyed the champions today – with Smalling, Mata, Rashford and Pobga all scoring respectively to make my day here in Abuja, Nigeria.
‘Form is temporary, class is permanent’
Even Adidas are chipping in.
Despite this spectacular 4-1 winner at Old Trafford, I’m still skeptical about Jose Mourinho – for now!
Up Man U!