This is my second ever blog; my first one was about two and a half weeks ago, I was talking about how Manchester City were about to crack under the pressure of the title chase and how Manchester United were about to drive on and make a key push for their title bid.
I am currently sitting here rather smug that my claim seems to be coming true. United have caught up with City in the league, knocked them out in the cup, and now appear to be ready for a powerful surge throughout the rest of the season.
As I predicted, this Sunday, against a struggling Chelsea side, United will be able to choose an eleven including – Rooney, Young, Cleverley and Ferdinand. I cannot see the three points going anywhere but Old Trafford.
The other side of Manchester are at home to Fulham and I see them also taking three points, however this is three points that a team that are pushing for the title are expected to take. If Fulham went back to London with even a point, I think that there will be a lot of critics aiming their comments at City’s frail defence.
United currently have very little to lose; City HAVE to win the league this year, or I think it will be time to say goodbye to Roberto.
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