- MU scored 14 in 4 games – Where are they? Will they get in top 4?08:44 | 07/01/2019
Manchester United’s victory chain in Solskjaer time was continued by the 2-0 win over Newcastle United. As a result, their top-4 target becomes more possible.
After defeated 1-3 by Liverpool in the 17th round 2 weeks ago, Man Utd was left 11 points behind the top 4. At that time, they were recommended by many people to fight just for the Europa League ticket next season.
Even the former famous player Paul Ince who used to play for United in 6 years confessed that it is hard for MU to be one of 4 strongest teams of Premier League by the end of the season.
However, their hope under Solskjaer management suddenly rose back with 4 consecutive wins and 12 points, scoring 14 and conceding just 3.
In the 21st round, MU got a 2-0 away win over Newcastle, bringing themselves the new year 2019 with new hopes. They ranked 6th with 38 points, but the gap to top 4 was shortened to 6 points.
It was luck for the Red Devils as the 4th-ranked Chelsea got a 0-0 draw right at Stamford Bridge with Southampton – one of three teams at the bottom.
If continue flying like this, tickket for Champions League in next season will be still possible for United as Premier League remains up to 17 rounds.
In the next round, Solskjaer’s team will have an important away game against Tottenham, and they will get a long step to top 4 if gaining 3 points again.
MU scored 14/4 games, Lukaku praised Solskjaer
MU showed their outstanding performance with 14 goals scored after just 4 games. This was truely Solskjaer’s impression as he blew into MU a beautiful and effective attacking style.
Besides, Rashford and Lukaku’s great efforts were also highlights of the Old Trafford owning team during the last time. In the match against Newcastle, this duo scored to lead MU to victory.
The Belgian striker shared with Sky Sports about the Norwegian coach: “Coach Solkskjaer has created a great spiritual effect, all players want to show their abilities. He has made a difference.”
“I think Marcus, Anthony and I are learning much from him, especially his attacking style. He always tries to show us the ways to improve outselves and the ways to win in each game. This results to our 4 consecutive wins.”
There is a noticeable statistic that Rashford directly contributed to 10 goals in the last 9 games at all leagues (5 goals, 5 assists). Meanwhile, Lukaku scored in 2 consecutive games after sent on.
According to 24.com.vn
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