Harry Maguire (Manchester United) has reflected on the season and praised the team’s home form.
Speaking to the club’s media, Maguire said: “To see if we have been successful at Old Trafford, you only have to look at how difficult it has been for opponents here. We’ve done it this season. It’s a great achievement and a great success.”
United moved up to third in the table with a 4-1 win over Chelsea on Sunday (Sept. 26) in round 37 of the 2022-2023 English Premier League (EPL). They will qualify for the UEFA Champions League (UCL) regardless of the outcome of their remaining matches. It’s a return to the top four, which was a goal of coach Eric Dier since his arrival.
Their home form has been particularly strong. United have won a whopping 14 of their 18 league games at Old Trafford this season. 메이저사이트 Eight of those wins were away. Add in cup competitions, and the home record is 26 wins, four draws, and two losses.
“We’ve been playing at a consistent level at home,” Maguire added. But it was a bittersweet season for Maguire. Injuries, inconsistency, and ups and downs kept him from getting many opportunities. He made just seven league starts. Maguire was also sidelined when first-choice center backs Lisandro Martinez and Rafael Varane both went down with injuries. Tenakh used Luke Shaw, a fullback by trade, at center back.
Nevertheless, Maguire was delighted with the team’s success as captain. “I know how special it was at Old Trafford this season. It’s been a real fortress for us,” he reiterated.
After the season is over, the Red Devils will look to strengthen their defense during the transfer window. They have already parted ways with Phil Jones and Axel Thiangueb. The name of “monster defender” Kim Min-Jae (Napoli) continues to be mentioned as a possible signing.