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Victory That Felt Like a Defeat

Ep. 721

#721 | United beat Coventry in the FA Cup semi-final, but after surrendering a three-goal lead against a Championship team, it feels like a deeply hollow victory. United probably should have been dumped out of the cup and Ten Hag fired on the final whistle but for the most marginal of offside decisions. Ed & Dan discuss another fine day of Man-Yooing. For backers - can United actually beat City in the final?


00:00 Introduction and Manchester United's victory

17:00 Intense penalty shootout

23:00 Controversial offside call and VAR

30:00 Challenges with Injuries and Fatigue

37:00 Debating the Role of the Manager

44:00 Car Update and Upcoming Games


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