Manchester United Avoids the Banana Peel
Slipping up has been a trend for the Red Devils lately, but not this time.
Of course, they had to match up against a League One side to make that claim.
The first week's first clash for the Red Devils against a so-called minnow was a disaster, but they've apparently learned to take nothing for granted. As a result, Louis van Gaal still hangs on to a thin thread as their manager with what can only be termed as a compulsory win.
The hard rock himself, Chris Smalling, relieved United's anxiety in the 37th minute:
A deflected shot, yes, but United surely will take it with arms wide open.
The Devils then came up with a tactical way to score, using Juan Mata’s free kick excellence:
Believe it, this is van Gaal’s tactics.
Jesse Lingard has been in top form lately, and scoring is just like breathing for him.
So it may be a shaky time for the Mancuians, but they're through to the quarterfinals.