Man United's win over Middlesbrough ends in controversy
- Author: Julie Sanders Mar 20, 2017,
Mar 20, 2017, 19:27
Jose Mourinho stated in his post match press conference,"Do I prefer to finish fourth or win the Europa League?".
Jose Mourinho wants at least three years at Manchester United manager, but admits he would love to stay for longer and achieve "true success".
Zlatan already has league winners medals from Holland, Italy, France and Spain, and will be looking to add England to his glowing array of titles.
MIDDLESBROUGH: Valdes, Barragan, Espinosa, Gibson, Fabio, De Roon, Clayton, Leadbitter (Gestede, 67 mins), Ramirez (Traore, 67 mins), Downing, Negredo.
In the video below, after scoring United's second goal, Lingard ran to the corner and appeared to imitate the Pied Piper by playing the flute.
There was a heated on-field fracas involving Middlesbrough's Rudy Gestede and United's Eric Bailly in stoppage time and the dispute continued after the game, coming to a head in the tunnel. Valencia played in a position where I tried to protect him a little bit, instead of 100m up and down.
"Today, I feel good with my personality as a man".
The win means that United have now gone 18 unbeaten in the league.
After being eased into life in Ligue 1, the 23-year-old has since hit cruising altitude, and his stunning long-range strike against Toulouse FC last weekend was the high point of his nine top-flight appearances to date.
It's now been rearranged for Thursday 27 April at 8pm, with the game at the Etihad Stadium to televised live on Sky Sports.
Manchester City had to come from behind to hold Liverpool 1-1 as both teams lost ground in the Premier League following victories for Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. However, they can now exclusively focus on the EPL and the Europa League.
The defeat now leaves the home side in real danger of the drop, eight points from safety, and 11 games without win.
They're now in touch with the Champions League places, even if Mourinho completed an impressive about-turn by claiming the Europa League is now his priority for the season.
And Neymar has now opened the door to a possible move to United, insisting that Mourinho's side are one of the teams that he admires and that "any player" would like to work with the Portuguese.