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United can still reach the Champions League

Manchester United’s latest Premier League result saw them losing against West Bromwich Albion as both teams faced off against each other on March 6 at the Hawthorns and it was the home team that came out on top with the surprising triumph.

A solo goal from Salomon Rondon was enough for West Bromwich Albion to collect all 3 points.

This game was a disastrous one for one player in particular, Juan Mata who received his first red card of his entire career. The Spanish player received his 2nd yellow card at the 26th minute and it was rightfully deserved as he made a totally unnecessary late tackle.

This defeat forces Manchester United to stay outside of the top 5 as they have 47 points. Winning the Premier League in this season is something that is just too far and difficult for Louis van Gaal and his team to accomplish and they are now focusing on at least snatching a Champions League qualification spot that will allow them to compete in the European tournament in the next season and even with this recent defeat, they still do have a chance of accomplishing this mission but they can’t afford to drop points in order to keep hope alive.

United's chances of making the cut for the Champions League has been likened to that of Road To Riches - both are outsiders but have a chance of beating anyone on their day!

"We just need to get back to winning ways. It's easy to say. We have big cup games coming up and we need to be ready to them. We wanted to carry on the form and results we have shown of late so it's very disappointing. Losing a man like we did makes it even more difficult.’’

"It changed the game because you have one less man in attacking areas which affected us on the break especially. They were not causing us many problems but took their chance." Manchester United’s Michael Carrick said as he talked about the recent defeat of his team but that even with this loss, they are still hopeful of getting back on track.