Manchester United players are out of the Champions League, but the situation in the Premier League looks better. Although they have a lot of problems in the backline, the Devils are slowly climbing the table. After the victory over Sheffield United (3: 2), they are sixth with five points less than the first-placed Liverpool.
The Devils tied ten victories away in the Premier League, which in the history of the competition only Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham managed. How good they are on the road is also shown by the fact that they have scored two or more goals on average in the last ten, no team in the elite rank of English football since October 1960, and a similar feat of Tottenham has managed to do something like that.
The mood in the club quickly improved after the relegation from the Champions League, Paul Scholes and Michael Owen said optimistically that the club from Old Trafford could win the title this season, and Nemanja Matić agrees with them.
Matic on their chances
"If we continue like this ... It will be tight sometimes, but we have to show quality in every game. I believe that we have qualified for the title, I don't know if we will win it," Matic is clear.
The Serbian midfielder played all 90 minutes in the victory on Bramall Lane, and he points out that he was not worried after Dean Henderson's mistake in the opening minutes of the match, which enabled the Blades to reach the advantage.
"I don't think we started slowly. We knew what awaited us, they are fighting for bare life. We, unfortunately, received a goal after a small mistake, but we were able to turn the game around and score three goals. Very important three points for us, with which we are getting closer to the teams at the top.
They deserve more points this season, but that is football, "the Serbian international told BBC Radio 5. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team will have several difficult matches until the end of the calendar year, they will meet Leeds, Leicester, and Wolverhampton in the league, as well as Everton in the quarterfinals of the Carabao Cup.
Brazilian international Fred also believes in the title. "If we win these games, we will be very close to the leader or even in the first place on the table. We will try to win every match, I am sure that the team will do everything to climb to the top and stay on it," said Fred.
The atmosphere in the club seems to be getting better, we will see if Marcelo Bijels could rock Solskjer again (Sunday, 17.30