As a grueling and intense Premier League season heads towards its conclusion, Manchester United and Leicester are stumbling their approach towards Champions League qualification.
United has fully misplaced its attacking spark, with a 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace on Wednesday at a fog-shrouded Selhurst Park making it three straight goalless stalemates in all competitions for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s staff.
Leicester additionally needed to make do with some extent, drawing 1-1 at Burnley, although supervisor Brendan Rodgers wasn’t too sad contemplating his rising harm checklist.
United and Leicester stay second and third, respectively, however have received simply 5 of their final 16 league video games mixed.
They’re giving their top-four rivals a giant alternative to reel them in, with West Ham, Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton all inside eight factors of United and having video games in hand.
Sheffield United’s gamers aren’t leaving the Premier League with no combat.
Chris Wilder’s last-place staff held on after a 57th-minute crimson card to veteran middle again Phil Jagielka to beat Aston Villa 1-0.
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With 11 video games left, Sheffield United is 12 factors from security so securing a 3rd straight season within the high flight stays extremely unlikely.
The gamers aren’t giving up, although.
“We’re all nonetheless preventing for our future and for this membership,” mentioned striker David McGoldrick, who scored the winner from shut vary within the thirtieth minute.
“The saying is, It’s not over until the fats woman sings.’ We’re all preventing to the tip.”