Friday, August 24, 2007

Put up or shut up

Its put up or shut up for Manchester United come Sunday when they face Tottenham. They drew their first 2 games and lost their last game with only 1 goal to show in 3 games. Needless to say if United drop this one, the chances of them retaining their championship are extremely slim. And of course its not good for my pool either. What with me having Cristiano Ronaldo(who's serving a 3 game suspention), Tevez who hasn't scored and Heizne who just got sent to Real Madrid.

If you look at the table you'll see that Manchester United are currently sitting in 16th place with 2 points where as Manchester City are sitting pretty in first with 9 points. With United's other 2 rivals Chelsea(2nd - 7 Points) and Liverpool(9th - 4 Points). Basically this means if United can snatch 3 points on Sunday they can move up to 5h place. Assuming that everyone else either draws or loses United can go anywhere between 11th place and 5th place. Which is alot better than the 16th place they are currently in. However, if United lose and Villa, Birmingham and Derby win... United will fall to before last place. So its a do or die situation. Time for the squad news... Saha will be on the bench for Sundays game, Brazilian international Anderson will start and Tevez will start aswell. Neville will miss another 2 weeks. So a mixture of good and bad news for United. Cristiano Ronaldo will miss this match and the following match due to the red card that he received. It's going to be an interesting week-end no doubt. Until next time, Vamos Vamos Argentina!

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