Stoke 1 Manchester Utd 1
Stoke City 1 Manchester United 1, Britannia Stadium, English Premier League, January 1, 2015. Manchester United remained in third position in the Premier League table with 37 points from twenty games played following the evenly contested 1-1 draw against Stoke City.
During their last ten Premier Leauge matches, Louis van Gaal´s Manchester United had managed to overcome Newcastle United, Liverpool, Southampton, Stoke City, Hull City, Arsenal, and Crystal Palace, and drawn against Stoke City, Tottenham Hotspur, and Aston Villa. Louis van Gaal: “When you want to win the Barclays Premier League, you have to win away from home, and at the minute Manchester United are not doing that.” Stoke City Team: Asmir Begovic, Marc Muniesa, Erik Pieters, Ryan Shawcross, Geoff Cameron, Glenn Whelan, Steven N’Zonzi, Jon Walters, Marko Arnautovic, Peter Crouch, Mame Biram Diouf. Substitutes: Phil Bardsley, Robert Huth, Marc Wilson, Charlie Adam, Oussama Assaidi, Ollie Shenton, Jack Butland. Manchester United Team: David de Gea, Jonathan Evans, Chris Smalling, Luke Shaw, Phil Jones, Juan Mata, Ashley Young. Robin van Persie, Radamel Falcao, Michael Carrick, Wayne Rooney. Substitutes: Rafael da Silva, Darren Fletcher, Adnan Januzaj, Tyler Blackett, Ander Herrera, James Antony Wilson, Anders Lindegaard.