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The pressure of Man Utd to win over Southampton in Premier League

With Manchester City attending the European Cup, Man Utd will have to win all four rounds to secure the top 4, from today’s match against Southampton.

If you have to choose the team that is most affected by the penalty of banning Man City from attending the European Cup, the name that appears first and only sure is Man Utd.

The reason is not only the “Red Devils” ranked fifth in most of the 2019-2020 season, meaning that you can automatically attend the Champions League if the opponent is penalized, but also by the completely opposite style of Ole’s teachers and students. Gunnar Solskjaer before and after the incident.

The situations

Before February 14, the time UEFA issued a notice to punish Man City. Meanwhile, Man Utd was in a series of bad matches. In the League Cup, they were knocked out of the semi-finals by Man City himself. In the English Premier League, “Reds” fans were severely eroded by a three-match winning streak. This included two embarrassing defeats with the same score 0-2 against Liverpool and Burnley.

Rio Ferdinand, after losing to Burnley, complained that the old team had nothing to justify poor performance. Paul Scholes even hinted that fans should forget this season, then wait for new recruits in the summer of 2020.

But then the penalty of Man City appeared. Three days later, Man Utd responded positively on the pitch. Despite controlling the ball 39% and finishing with half of Chelsea, Solskjaer’s teachers and opponents defeated 2-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Three full points helped Man Utd climb to seventh place, closing the gap with Chelsea ranked fourth to three points. Hope to participate in the Champions League in Old Trafford, because if the penalty of Man City upheld, ranked fifth “Reds” also return to Europe’s number one playground.

That belief was extended by Man Utd with a series of positive results after that. Along with the arrival of Bruno Fernandes and the return of Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford, the 20-time Premier League club is the best team in the fog after Covid-19. From the top 4 points six points before the penalty of Man City, they stand the opportunity to jump to third, the team ranked fourth by two points, if they beat Southampton.

Because Chelsea still has to meet the new Liverpool king. Leicester also has to face Tottenham and Man Utd in the remaining three rounds.

Man City lost their third match in a row of Premier League

He finished and took the ball to triple Southampton, but City lost 1-0 in Round 33 of the Premier League on 5/7 night.

Than the fifth-ranked team Man Utd 11 points, and still have six games in hand, the task of keeping in the top 4 with Man City is almost within the reach of Pep Guardiola’s teachers and students.

With a few-match squad, City were matched during the first half of the first half. While the attack failed to deliver a single shot, the defense made a mistake in the 16th minute. Oleksandr Zinchenko missed the ball on the home side. Che Adams grabbed and lobbed the ball directly into the visitors’ net, when he saw goalkeeper Ederson rise.

Adams (No. 10) scored the only goal of the match

The early defeat made Man City awake. Seven minutes after the goal, Riyad Mahrez dribbled the right wing, creating an opportunity for Gabriel Jesus to finish the 5m50 goal but the ball went out. 30 minutes, Fernandinho out legs extremely fast outside the penalty area.

The ball sank, over the reach of the Southampton goalkeeper but found the post. 37 minutes, Mahrez missed another situation to face when sinking in, bringing the ball to the position of the home keeper.

Long shot hit the post of Fernandinho

Outside the pitse lane, Guardiola eagerly put De Bruyne’s main card on the field. But when the Belgian midfielder had not left a mark, Man City almost lost more. In about more than five minutes, the blue shirt defense twice made mistakes.

In the final minutes of the match, Man City stuffed many balls into the wings and then dropped into the penalty area of ‚Äč‚ÄčSouthampton, but this kick did not work. Losing 0-1, Guardiola’s army received their third defeat in an away field in the Premier League. Before that, they lost to Man Utd 0-2 on 8/3 and Chelsea 1-2 on 25/6.

With Southampton, three full points helped them more than 18th-ranked team Aston Villa 16 points. Because the season was only five rounds, the Southern team soon relegated successfully.