In season full of ups and downs, stunned reigning champion, Manchester United welcome Lambert’s Aston Villa, hoping to boost team moral with a win ahead of Champions league clash with superior German side, Bayern Munich.
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Once again Man United was defeated by one of the top 5 clubs, to be more specific, in city derby, Manchester City enrolled a 3-0 win thanks to Edin Dzeko’s double. That was Manchester United’s second straight league home defeat. Before that Liverpool FC with the same result have defeated Moyes’s men. The Manchester Reds are sitting on the 7th place and only with a major turn and a some luck they can grab the place which leads into the Europa league.
A result which Man Utd supporters certainly did not expect knowing that with the same team, Sir Alex Ferguson has won the Premier league title last season. That something is wrong in United’s locker-room, now it’s obvious. David Moyes seems to not have a crucial impact on United stars, and things went even worse when the Fans have shown a palm down for Moyes. The ex-Everton boss, currently sits on the hot seat, and every further bad result could write him off.
The message ‘Wrong One – Moyes Out’ – a reference to ‘The Chosen One’ banner at Old Trafford – will be flown over the stadium by a group of angry fans, who want to see Moyes out of their club. In this conditions, Moyes faces a difficult time, ahead of so important next two games for which Moyes can’t count still on injured Robin van Persie.
On the other side, Lambert’s men after two home wins , against Norwich City and the Premier league topper, Chelsea, have suffered an expected 4-1 home defeat to Stoke City. Athough, Villans sit in the middle of the table, a few bad results could complicate things for them ahead of the ending of season, and they could alow themselves to be drag in the relegation battle.
Lambert is hoping to avoid just this, and the good way to do this could be exactly at the Old Trafford against shaken up champion. Knowing that the Villans play good against bigger teams, since they defeated Chelsea and pulled a draw on tour in Liverpool, Lambert’s men see their chances to bounce back from Stoke City defeat.
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