Posts Tagged ‘ nani ’

Manchester United 3-0 West Ham: a slow start, but a comfortable victory for United

August 29, 2010
Manchester United 3-0 West Ham: a slow start, but a comfortable victory for United

Manchester United struggled to get going, but were always comfortable after Wayne Rooney ended his goal drought from the penalty spot.
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Nani continues his good run of form with two assists

March 27, 2010
Nani continues his good run of form with two assists

It’s not yet a case of ‘Cristiano who?’ but Nani has finally started to justify his hefty price tag, in his third season at Manchester United. Today he got two assists, and had a hand in another goal.¬†As the Chalkboard shows, Nani’s crossing from wide positions on the left-hand side is not the best,...
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Manchester United continue to show tendency to attack down the right

March 7, 2010
Manchester United continue to show tendency to attack down the right

Manchester United have tended in recent weeks to play a slightly lopsided shape, attacking primarily down the right-hand-side. The two wingers most frequently used in Premiership games in recent weeks, Antonio Valencia and Nani, both prefer to play on the right. When fielded together, Valencia tends to remain on the right flank and play...
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Did Manchester United deliberately target Gael Clichy?

February 2, 2010
Did Manchester United deliberately target Gael Clichy?

Gael Clichy’s form over the past 18 months has been a real cause for concern for Arsenal fans. When Ashley Cole left for Chelsea in 2006, the consensus amongst Gooners was that Arsenal hadn’t done too badly, because Clichy stepped into the first team and was playing consistently well. And indeed, better than Cole...
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