Manchester United won a 1-1 draw against Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, a result that shocked many people by the huge disparity in class and form between the two clubs. current time. United took the lead in the 50th minute, thanks to a Jorginho mistake even though they were the second-best team for most of the first 50 minutes.
However, Chelsea responded in the 65th minute through Jorginho’s penalty to get a well-deserved point in an encounter where they would have gone with all three if football justice had won at the final whistle. the.
Manchester United will look to Ralf Rangnick to bring about a change in their style of play after his takeover
Although Manchester United would be happy with a point against the top of the league, their negative style of play under caretaker manager Michael Carrick has drawn a lot of opposition from former United players and club members. Experts.
The England manager made a bold decision before the game to put the Portuguese forward on the bench Cristiano Ronaldo for a game as big as this one, and it is thought they might find a way to force Thomas Tuchel’s side higher up the pitch, to assert their dominance, something Ronaldo hasn’t been able to do much of in recent years. this day.
However, that was not the case and United were quite happy to let the opposition dictate throughout the game and play second game. The squad stats also depict a similar picture as Chelsea had 66% possession and scored 24 shots, while United had only three in all 90 minutes.
This style of play doesn’t go too well with many former players and pundits, including the likes of Michael Owen, Andy Townsend and Glen Hoddle.
Michael Owen chooses, “Yes, but United are not much betterIn his match analysis of Michael Carrick’s team.
Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Glen Hoddle also agrees on the matter, saying: “It is a stepping stone but not a template for how United should play. They must have a template to play with. ”
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes thinks the Blues have missed a great opportunity to earn all three points. He say, “I think it’s a bad result for Chelsea at home before the tournament. ”
The points obtained against Chelsea have brought MU to 8th place in the Premier League table after 13 matches. Ralf Rangnick will have an extremely difficult task to quickly turn the tide at the club, both in terms of results and the way they are playing at the moment.
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