Victor Lindelof and Chris Smalling had been twiddling their thumbs while centre-backs Eric Bailly and Phil Jones made a confident start to the season, but the chinks in that particular armour were ruthlessly exposed by...
"I don't even think they'll go as far as Manchester United or, by a fag paper, Liverpool in this season's competition", he wrote.
But he will face Basel in the Uefa Champions League on Tuesday as both Bailly and Jones complete European suspensions for a red card against Celta Vigo and verbally abusing a doping official after the Europa League final win over Ajax respectively.
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"Real Madrid are on a different level: they won the last two Champions Leagues so it's a different reality".
Only Liverpool (5) have won more European Cup/Champions League titles than Manchester Utd (3) among English clubs. "There is a reason for Eric and Jones to be anxious because Victor is very good". 'I feel weaker without Fellaini in my squad.
No wonder United manager Jose Mourinho sounded a note of caution when Basel was drawn as a group-stage opponent in this season's Champions League.
"No need to adapt, he needs a little bit of time to adapt to the Premier League".
Elsewhere, RB Leipzig will make their Champions League bow against last season's semi-finalists Monaco, the Ligue 1 champions shorn of numerous stars who fired them to glory in France past year.
"You look at the current Manchester United team and you wonder if they can they win the Champions League?".
He then left the club at the end of his contract that summer, going on to shine for Juventus in Serie A and the Champions League over the course of a four-year stay in Turin before completing a record-breaking transfer back to England.
'We have to try to qualify, we have to try to go to the last 16 and enjoy that special knockout phase with the best teams in Europe'.
"I don't like that clear separation of "I play in this competition and you play in this competition", he said.
As fans saw on Sunday night, Selfie Queen/Met Gala Glamazon Kylie took a break to shift her focus from fame to philanthropy. With Kylie's self-esteem at an all-time low, she decided she would do anything to get fuller lips.
In addition to being a super athlete, Stephens seems to thrive in the spotlight: She's now 5-0 in tournament finals. Stephens' late father, John Stephens, was the 1988 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year for the New England Patriots.
The Michigan Army National Guard is sending more than 1,000 soldiers to the South to help people affected by Hurricane Irma . Bartman said OH soldiers will head to Florida beginning next week and will be available for as many as 30 days.
Even with No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett out, rookies DeShone Kizer and Jabrill Peppers bring loads of optimistic potential. While penalties worked against the Steelers plenty throughout the afternoon, one worked in their favor on the ensuing drive.
Hat-trick from Lionel Messi ensured Barcelona thrashed Espanyol 5-0 in the Catalan derby and take Barcelona top of La Liga. It was then time for Dembele's triumphant arrival, with fellow new arrival Paulinho on his way shortly afterwards.
Prosise gained 4 yards to move the chains, Seattle head coach Pete Carroll called a timeout with 30 seconds left - and it worked. The Seahawks had three plays from the 3, but couldn't get it in, with Daniels' hit on Wilson forcing a third-down incompletion.
It turned negative, as 31 investors sold OCLR shares while 56 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. Royal Caribbean International has evacuated 1,500 employees from Miami on-board the Enchantment of the Seas vessel.
Hundreds of buildings were toppled across a number of southern states, with the hardest-hit being Juchitan and Oaxaca. Miami Herald reports that AT&T, Verizon and Sprint will also waive fees to regions affected by Hurricane Irma.
Cranes Atop High-Rises Collapse as Irma Lashes Miami
Although Irma's eye was almost 100 miles from the Miami area, hurricane-force wind gusts battered the area on Sunday. The collapse occurred Saturday morning at the under-construction building at 300 Biscayne Blvd.