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United 5-0 Leipzig: 5 Things We Learnt From The 5-goal Festival

 Manchester United put up a solid performance tonight at Old Trafford and deservedly blew away RB Leipzig with Dr Marcus Rashford MBE, scoring his first ever United hatrick. Here's what #ManUtdNaijaFM learnt from this blow away: 1. WHAT A HATRICK COINCIDENCE United's 'whiz-kid' Marcus 'Rashidi-Yekini', came on as a second half substitute and scored a hatrick.  This was his first ever hatrick for United and he became only the second player ever in United's history to score a hatrick as a substitute......the first was OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER!!  2. HE MAKES IT LOOK EASY When Mason Greenwood scores, he makes it looks as easy as a Naija mallam adding onions to suya, or as easy as 'Detective Fasho...' finding a hidden camera!! Kudos to the young lad. In Naija parlance we would say 'e too get ball sense'. 3. FRED & THE TEN Fred has consistently shown why his name should probably be the first on every team sheet even before De Gea.  The ginger and e

United 0-0 Chelsea. 3 Things We Learnt From The Clash With '3'

As we say in Naija parlance, it was ' a draw-draw' against our 'bad bale' rival Chelsea at Old Trafford today.  In line with Chelsea's sponsor 'Three', here are three things #ManUtdNaijaFM learnt today. 1. 'CUT-AND-NAIL' FIRST HALF The first half was drab and there was a complete lack of creativity. It was just a 'cut and nail' approach although this was not a surprise considering the line up. Just as in the French capital Paris on Tuesday, French midfielder Pogba came on in the second half and added style and creativity to the game. 2. GOALKEEPERS  For some unknown reasons, Premier league goalkeepers usually have their best games against United. Once goalkeepers see or hear Manchester United, even baskets will become brick walls!!  As we say in Naija parlance, 'Mendy was just showing himself, flying upandan' as if he was told he will not get salary this week if United scored. 3. WAN-BISSAKA 'BUS STOP' Today, it did not matter

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