And so by the skin of our teeth and thanks to some inspired Berbatov magic, the incredible unbeaten run of the “Crap Invincibles” continues. Based on our first half display, the tag is well justified. As the song says, “We’re shit, and we’re top of the league”, but don’t forget, both parts of that statement are correct. This truly was a textbook definition of a game of two halves, with United exhibiting the best and worst parts of what has been prominent in our game all season, but what’s the cliché? The mark of champions? It was certainly evident tonight.
Thanks to my friend the M6 motorway I missed the first 15 minutes of the match, but I think the last 30 minutes of the first half can be safely extrapolated to explain the rest of it without any issues. From what I can gather, both teams lined-up in a 4-3-3 formation, as show below