The dark cloud which has hung ominously over Old Trafford since the opening day of the 2018-19 season has shown little sign of disappearing and after last week’s drab goalless draw against Crystal Palace, expectations have plummeted among United supporters. The win against Young Boys may have helped a little, but it was hardly scintillating stuff.
The Red Devils are seventh in the Premier League, 15 behind table-topping arch-rivals Manchester City and seven behind fourth-placed Chelsea. Pressure mounts on José Mourinho with each passing game.
Against a struggling Palace side last Saturday the same old problems persisted, as the combination of a lack of urgency in attack and laziness in midfield left United looking second best and ultimately lucky to emerge with a point. Read More