Episode 1449: United – A Wounded Animal, Or Already Dead?
After the hysterical overreaction to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s initial success, we’re surfing a wave of hysterical counter-reaction to Manchester United’s dismal recent form.
After six defeats in their last eight, United face City on Wednesday, at risk of recording their worst run of form since 1981.
???? – “I’m furious, to be honest with you.”@GNev2 says @ManUtd‘s performance today was “embarrassing” and compares the work-rate to that of @LFC and @ManCity.
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— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 21, 2019
We discuss another weekend in this unprecedented title race, in which Liverpool after 35 matches have already broken their club record for Premier League points in the season, and yet are still rated just a 40-60 shot to win the title.
Alan Smith joins us to talk about Man United’s humiliation at Everton and whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s tough talk in the aftermath was convincing.
Report on the most humiliating Manchester United performance in a very, very long time https://t.co/fde19dYyy0
— Alan Smith (@alansmith90) April 22, 2019
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This season has seen more CL knock-out stages MADNESS, a PL title race for the ages, Man Utd and Ireland managerial upheaval, and the FAI farrago… what have we done to deserve you, football? More great ?????? coverage on today’s show for ?????????members https://t.co/frhC12PysJ pic.twitter.com/qqFJW37pfZ
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We speak to De Correspondent’s @michieldehoog about Ajax, the other massive surprise of the quarter-finals, who have now taken care of Real Madrid and Juventus in consecutive rounds https://t.co/nhXX1Vlbtd pic.twitter.com/jaHUlNCS6V
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As well as looking ahead to the two semi-finals this weekend, we talk to Shane Horgan about his Poirot-esque investigative abilities which helped to blow open the entire Harlequins ‘bloodgate’ controversy, 10 years ago this month https://t.co/hskVoG4Q4V pic.twitter.com/BuiWGcUpT2
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