Manchester United should need this season to finish now.
“He’s thinking when I was here last time I had Paul Scholes, Roy Keane, Rio Ferdinand… now I’ve got this lot” 😬
Graeme Souness and Dion Dublin say the clip of Cristiano Ronaldo laughing after one of many Brighton objectives says all of it. pic.twitter.com/Q39pXbf0MJ
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 7, 2022
Make that 5 immediately losses for United within the English Premier League after a chastening 4-0 thrashing by Brighton on Saturday.
With only one recreation left this season — at Crystal Palace in two weeks — United has little to play for in a fifth straight season and not using a trophy.
If Erik ten Hag wanted a reminder of the mess he’s inheriting when the present Ajax coach takes over at Old Trafford within the offseason, it was this embarrassing efficiency at Amex Stadium.
Moises Caicedo and Marc Cucurella scored their first objectives in English soccer — Cucurella was diminished to tears after slamming house his shot within the forty ninth — earlier than strikes by Pascal Gross and Leandro Trossard by the hour mark.
In United’s earlier 4 away video games within the league, it misplaced at Arsenal 3-1, at Liverpool 4-0, at Everton 1-0 and at Manchester City 4-1.
— Adam MATIC!🔰 (@Adamstott30) May 7, 2022
🗣 “What I did today was not enough to be in the Manchester United shirt.”
Bruno Fernandes’ response to Man United followers singing “You’re not fit to wear the shirt” throughout their defeat to Brighton pic.twitter.com/P3iaCKdVTJ
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) May 7, 2022
United is in sixth place, 5 factors behind fourth-placed Arsenal, and can’t end within the Champions League qualification spots.
Burnley’s survival hopes broken by shedding to Villa in EPL
Burnley’s relegation woes deepened after shedding to Aston Villa 3-1 within the English Premier League on Saturday for the crew’s first defeat beneath interim supervisor Mike Jackson. Steven Gerrard’s Villa did each Everton and Leeds an enormous favor by ripping Burnley aside. Emi Buendia made probably the most of solely his second begin since February with a purpose and an help after coming in for the dropped Philippe Coutinho. Danny Ings scored towards his outdated crew for a fourth purpose in 4 matches towards Burnley, and Ollie Watkins utilized the killer blow.
Hodgson’s Watford relegated after shedding at Crystal Palace
Watford turned the second crew to be relegated from the English Premier League after shedding at Crystal Palace 1-0 on Saturday.
Even if Roy Hodgson’s crew received at Selhurst Park, it was nonetheless extremely more likely to go down. But survival was now not mathematically attainable after Wilfried Zaha’s match-clinching penalty within the thirtieth minute.
The 74-year-old Hodgson will go away Watford having failed in his short-term mission to forestall the membership making an instantaneous return to the Championship.
Brentford beats Southampton 3-0 to spice up hopes for top-10
Brentford scored two early objectives in a 3-0 victory over Southampton on Saturday to spice up the membership’s hopes of a top-half end in its first season within the English Premier League.
Pontus Jansson and Yoane Wissa scored inside a minute of one another as Brentford moved to inside a degree of Tenth-placed Brighton, which hosted Manchester United late Saturday.