Old Trafford

Next Game

Man Utd v Everton

Sunday, 05 October 2014, 12:00

Barclays Prem

Old Trafford

Last Game

Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham

Saturday, 27 September 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Moyes looks to avenge defeat

Manchester United will be looking to avenge their shock Premier League home defeat to West Brom when they travel to The Hawthorns on Saturday.

Last Updated: 08/03/14 at 11:53 Post Comment

West Brom celebrate after Saido Berahino scores at Old Trafford

West Brom celebrate after Saido Berahino scores at Old Trafford

Albion won 2-1 at Old Trafford in September when Steve Clarke was in charge and United manager David Moyes does not want to lose to the Baggies again.

Moyes will be in the rare position of facing an opposition manager whose future is under the spotlight more than his own, as Clarke's replacment Pepe Mel has failed to win during his six games in charge of the Baggies.

"Everyone keeps talking about the manager not winning for six games but West Brom won at Old Trafford this season and we need to try and avenge that and pick up the three points down there," said Moyes.

Moyes brushed off suggestions that Mel could be axed if the relegation-threatened Baggies lose.

"I'd be very surprised if Pepe Mel is under pressure at this moment," he said.

"I wouldn't think for one minute that after six games they were thinking about bringing in a new manager."

United have not played since their 2-0 Champions League defeat at Olympiakos but Moyes insists that result has not had a lingering effect on his squad.

"It was a disappointing night in Olympiakos," said the Scot.

"None of us thought we would perform so poorly but since then, we have picked ourselves up. We have had to recover and get ready for the next one."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

Y

ou make a lot of good points, but I still find myself instinctively against anything that makes it easier for Paul Ince to get managerial roles

stevenjameshyde
No Good Reason Not To Try The Rooney Rule

W

ow, that is so noble of you Rio. You're such an amazing guy, and so handsome too. Everyone wishes they were like the fantastic Rio Ferdinand.

Petulant_Radish
Rio: No grudge with 'gent' Moyes

T

errible night all round. This was a team there for the taking yet I fail to recall their 'keeper making a notable save. Sterling decided to have his worst game ever, Coutinho only provided about two good passes all game and Balotelli continues to frustrate. The less said about the set piece defending the better. Daniel Sturridge cannot came back soon enough. The lack of a real threat in the final third is so surprising, no killer pass, not testing...

jegz1uk
A Worrying Trend Of Liverpool Lethargy

Footer 365

England Under-21: Saido Berahino, Luke Shaw and Calum Chambers in Euro play-offs squad

Saido Berahino, Luke Shaw and Calum Chambers have been named in the England Under-21 squad for the Euro U21 playoffs.

Premier League: Vincent Kompany defends Manchester City colleague Yaya Toure

Vincent Kompany has defended Man City team-mate Yaya Toure from criticism over his form, saying he remains a key figure.

Transfer news: Barcelona's Dani Alves hints at move to Premier League next summer

Brazil defender Dani Alves says this is his last season at Barcelona as he will move to the Premier League next summer.

Mail Box

Danny, Champion Of Arsenal's World

It's a Mailbox filled with Liverpool glumness, but happiness surrounding Danny, champion of Arsenal's world. Plus, can someone try and teach Balotelli the offside rule?

It Was Better When City Were Rubbish

'I think I preferred it when we were s**t' says one City fan in the afternoon mailbox. There's a decent chat about the empty seats plus views on Liverpool and Roma...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property