Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Defensive Concerns

Defensive Concerns

Yesterday, as in the last home game and also on a few games on our travels, our defence was far from being water-tight.

Although we`re keen to point out that we`ve not been helped by injuries, we just cannot afford to keep shipping goals and adopting the philosophy of being able to score more than the opposition every time.

It`s a point that Wayne Rooney has latched onto and after the 4-2 win over a Stoke City side that gave better than they got, at times, Rooney commented,

"Of course it is a concern If we want to be successful this season we can`t keep doing that. No disrespect to Stoke, but better opposition will punish us."

"We need to keep working and keep defending well."


We certainly do, if we replicate that defensive performance we witnessed yesterday, next weekend, Chelsea will, no doubt, take full advantage.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Sunday October 21 2012
Time: 11:16AM

Comments

0
Pointless trying to improve goal difference if your scoring more but conceding more also. The lack of discipline at the back wont just cost us goal difference it will cost us games and points.
TheFamousNo7
21/10/2012 16:34:00
0
Pointless trying to improve goal difference if your scoring more but conceding more also. The lack of discipline at the back wont just cost us goal difference it will cost us games and points.
TheFamousNo7
21/10/2012 16:34:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Southampton v Manchester United - Early Team News

A trip to the South Coast beckons for Manchester United this weekend with a Premier League fixture against Southampton.

Southampton v Manchester United - Fascinating Facts

The focus switches to the south-coast this Saturday as Manchester United look to maintain their unbeaten record in the Premier League when they face Southampton at St Marys.

Your MOTM v Burton Albion Was?

This Saturday, Manchester United make the trip to the south-coast to take on Southampton, in a Premier League fixture.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Southampton v United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Southampton to Win!0%
Manchester United to Win!90%
A Draw!10%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Henry Honey5
2.olapeace13
3.Evyskid2
4.Aniekano1
5.Baklay371
The Vital Football Members League