Doubts over Pogba increase after he misses training


The France global missed Saturday's 2-1 win over Liverpool after being injured in an accidental training collision with Scott McTominay, who took his place in the starting XI for the match at Old Trafford.

"The fans they can do what they want".

Sevilla made it out of Group E in second place, finishing behind a Liverpool side that went unbeaten.

For Manchester United, having their city's other team parading the Premier League trophy is likely to define their season, but there's still a chance to do something. While Manchester United are certainly not usually considered to be underdogs, even in the upper echelons of Europe, the veteran coach is very good at turning narratives in his favour, allowing United to play the style he wants.

It has been said that Jose Mourinho's pragmatic team lack the dramatic moments of yore, but the second half at Crystal Palace last Monday was as nail-biting as any game in recent years and resulted in a comeback win from 2-0 down that was sealed by a wonder goal in the last minute.

Keep an eye on Jesse Lingard - one more booking and he will be suspended for the next Champions League match.

"When he chose to break the intensity of the game... that was a wonderful solution that some more experienced players wouldn't make and the fans reacted against the kid".

It has also been said that United are too cautious, that Mourinho is too keen to "park the bus".

Chelsea fans serenaded their former boss with chants of "just like London, your city is blue" on their visit to Old Trafford last month.

The story of last week's Champions League ties were of experienced European powerhouses Juventus and Real Madrid respectively edging past Tottenham and Paris St Germain, both comparatively green at these stages of the tournament.

United have only lost once at home in all competitions this season, but any score draw would see Sevilla advance to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

United are in a good run of form this season, and they seem to be getting hotter at the ideal time. "There are 11 players that start, it's just one of those things". "Even in set pieces, corners, unsafe situations - we were in control so I think we deserved it", Mourinho said after the victory. "For sure when you have so many chances it is important to be clinical, but we must be pleased with the performance and prepare for Barcelona".

The strong point of that experienced side was his relationship with his players who adored him.

Rashford's double - on his first Premier League start since Boxing Day - proved decisive, as Liverpool couldn't add to the Bailly own goal as they slipped to a first defeat in eight games in all competitions.