Thursday, August 21, 2008

Preview: Portsmouth v United

Date: Monday, 25 August
Kick-off: 20:00 BST
Venue: Fratton Park

This monday, The winner of the last premier league and champions league will be face to Portsmouth in Fratton Park. United will be seeking for their first win in the tournament.

United's last stats:
  1. Last season in the first place, with two points clear from Chelsea. At this season, United started with a draw 1 - 1 with Newcastle and in tenth place with only 1 point.
  2. It was the seventh time in 17 Premier League seasons, they had failed to win their initial fixture.
  3. In the last 25 League matches, they had scored at least one goal, since the 1 - 0 loss with Bolton, on 24 November 2007.
Brief News:

If Wes Brown plays this match, he will be making his 200th Premier League appaerence - All matches with the United's shirt.

Gary Neville will be making his 350th Premier League start for Manchester United.

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