Paul Scholes names the three fixtures that could cost Manchester United a place in the top four

first_imgThe former midfielder fears his old club could struggle on the run-in (Picture: Getty)Paul Scholes says Manchester United face a punishing trio of games that could derail their top-four hopes as the Premier League speeds towards one of its most exciting ever finales.While Liverpool and Manchester City are tussling for the title, United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham are all battling for a place in next season’s Champions League.Chelsea currently occupy third spot with 66 points, having played a game more, while United are bringing up the rear five points further back in sixth place. Advertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 9 Apr 2019 3:20 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link609Shares The battle for the top four ChelseaLiverpool (away), Burnley (home), Man Utd (away), Watford (home), Leicester (away)TottenhamHuddersfield (home), Man City (away), Brighton (home), West Ham (home), Bournemouth (away), Everton (home)ArsenalWatford (away), Crystal Palace (home), Wolves (away), Leicester (away), Brighton (home), Burnley (away)Manchester UnitedWest Ham (home), Everton (away), Man City (home), Chelsea (home), Huddersfield (away), Cardiff (home) Paul Scholes names the three fixtures that could cost Manchester United a place in the top four Arsenal have the easiest fixtures on paper – but four matches are on the road (Picture: Getty)Scholes believes it is one of the toughest top-four races to call in recent years, though is backing Arsenal and Spurs given the difficult tests that await United and Chelsea.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I think looking at the fixtures you’d be fancying Arsenal,’ Scholes told the Premier League Show, with the Gunners not facing another top-six rival.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘But Watford away, Wolves away difficult, Leicester away difficult, Burnley away – they’re all difficult games at this stage of the season especially when the prize is so big.‘Even look at United’s fixtures, tough fixtures. I think they’ll be okay against West Ham but you’ve got Everton away, City at home, Chelsea at home, the last two [against Huddersfield and Cardiff] they should win. ‘Chelsea as well have Liverpool and Man United away. Tottenham have City away but other than that you’d fancy Tottenham to finish strongly.’United’s clash with Chelsea at Old Trafford looks set to play a defining role in which team finishes in the top four this season, while Spurs play at home – at their brand new stadium – in four of their six remaining games.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Advertisementlast_img read more

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Clearview Colts drop to 0-2 at provincials

first_imgThe Colts lost their first game 5-1, and fell last night 8-0 to Surrey. Clearview has two games on today’s schedule. They played at 8 a.m. this morning against South Vancouver Island, and they take to the ice once more at 5 p.m. when they skate with Kamloops at the Pomeroy Sport Centre.First spot in the tournament currently belongs to Surrey with a record of 3-0.- Advertisement –last_img

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