If you Want to Be champions, Manchester United Requested Sample City
Birmingham – Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal, was not satisfied with his team’s performance is shown when facing Aston Villa. According to him, if you want to be contenders for the title, the ‘Red Devils‘ have to follow the example of Manchester City.
Van Gaal admitted frustration seeing foster children play at Villa Park on Saturday (12/20/2014). Despite dominating possession, the players like clogged sense and confusion looking for ways to penetrate the defenses of the Villa. Significantly, the ball just spinning alone.
It is different with the City. Van Gaal pointed out victory over Crystal Palace Citizens, where the numbers 0-0 so decorate the scoreboard at the end of the first half. Afterwards, City intelligently unpack opponent, who survive very dalam– with flat cross towards second-line as well as an effective counter-attack.
According to Van Gaal, if United want to be a contender for the title, they should be able to win a tough game like that.
“If you want to be in the title race, you have to win games like this,” said Van Gaal as reported by the Manchester Evening News.
“I’ve seen, for example, the first half of Manchester City against Crystal Palace. They could have been left behind in the first five or ten minutes.”
“They have difficulty in the first half, but in the end they won 3-0. That‘s the difference.”
“The Games like must win and we failed to do so. However, the journey is still far. Chelsea still have away to Stoke City and it will not be easy,” said Van Gaal.
In the game against Villa, United left earlier due to Christian Benteke scored in the 18th minute. They had equalized in the 52nd minute through a header from Radamel Falcao. Final score 1-1.
With these results, United winning streak halted at number six. Wayne Rooney et al. still is third in the standings with a value of 32, seven points behind Manchester City and Chelsea.
Meanwhile, the Villa is located at number 12 with a value of 20.