Manchester United take on Ajax Amsterdam in the final of this season's Europa League. The match is being played at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, and kicks off at 7:45 pm.

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Mark Boulle
1 Posted 24/05/2017 at 20:22:23
I've watched 35 minutes so far and not seen Klaasen have a single decent touch. If there's a goal scoring and creating playmaker in there, I'll eat my hat...
Colin Glassar
2 Posted 24/05/2017 at 20:24:12
He's coming more into game now Mark, as is Ziyech.
Chris Williams
3 Posted 24/05/2017 at 20:28:04
This United team is pretty cynical. They know too much by the look of it.

Mourinho is a Roundhead.

Colin Glassar
4 Posted 24/05/2017 at 20:29:19
Sanchez, the CB, looks very good.
Mark Boulle
5 Posted 24/05/2017 at 20:47:21
Who do you want to win Colin? I'm torn. A Man Utd victory would be a nice tonic for the city of Manchester after Monday's tragedy, plus if Ajax aren't in Champions League it'll be easier to sign their players if Koeman wants them.

On the other hand, United are boring as, negative and cynical...

Joe Foster
6 Posted 24/05/2017 at 20:49:24
It's boys against men this. Not seen anything of note from Ajax.
Colin Glassar
7 Posted 24/05/2017 at 20:51:57
For sentimental reasons I suppose the Mancs (only due to the recent tragic events) but, from a football perspective? Ajax without a doubt. 㾺m it's cost to assemble that team.

Oh well, all over now.

Ian Jones
8 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:01:58
I generally support British teams in Europe so Man Utd for me. However, it would be amusing if Utd lost...
Colin Glassar
9 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:08:47
Ajax obviously play at a walking pace in their own league. Man Utd are too quick for them.
Christy Ring
10 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:12:17
Klaassen has hardly touched the ball in 60 mins, prefer Barkley any day.
Karl Jones
11 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:26:19
Have to agree with Christy... Klaassen looks lightweight and lacks determination. Not the attacking, dynamic presence I expected. The game is just passing him by. Another Tobias Linderoth on this display. Not too impressed with any of their players apart from Sanchez.
Peter Laing
12 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:31:04
The Ajax team are terrible, some of the players recently linked such as Klaasen and the young forward have not cut the mustard. Koeman is right – the standard of Dutch football does not resemble the quality of the 70s, 80s or 90s.
Trevor Peers
13 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:36:53
Agree with you Peter, heaven help us if Koeman signs these two. Klaasen reminds me of Cleverley no thanks.
Christy Ring
14 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:37:45
Klaassen has hardly touched the ball tonight, not a patch on Barkley, who always shows for the ball. Smalling very impressive, and on his way out of Man Utd, would be a great buy.
Colin Glassar
15 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:37:55
Davidson Sanchez. Looks like a great prospect.
Gordon Crawford
16 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:58:32
I just don't rate Klaassen at all. I do wonder who picks these players out and says "yes! he would be perfect for us."
Dan Nulty
17 Posted 24/05/2017 at 22:39:13
Thought both centre backs showed huge potential, liked the right back too. Klaasan no thanks
Colin Glassar
18 Posted 24/05/2017 at 22:49:31
I wouldn't read too much into that game. It really was men against boys (average age 22) and the Ajax lads froze on the night.

The Ajax team cost £14 or 40m (I couldn't hear properly) to assemble against a team which cost over £400m. So it was a miracle they got so far.

Mike T Jones
19 Posted 24/05/2017 at 22:52:17
The end of match comments from Herrera give it all perspective.
Graham Hammond
20 Posted 24/05/2017 at 22:56:17
Wikipedia says that Liverpool have a deal in place to sign Sanchez on July 1st!

I would not be surprised, each and every year the RS are 'out of the blocks' signing players while we fart arse around leaving things till the very last minute, Everton through and through.

Ashley Williams for another couple of years me thinks. Christ.

Dave Abrahams
22 Posted 26/05/2017 at 11:17:39
Talking to a few Liverpool supporters since the game, every one of them said the match and Man Utd were crap.

I said yes what I saw of the game it wasn't a patch on last years final between Seville and Liverpool but you lost that game and United won theirs, you wouldn't have give a toss how you played if you had won last year, and would have gloated at the victory.

Alex Ferguson has a lot to answer for: making thousands of Red fans paranoid – he has been gone three or four years and they still hate every little United success.

Shane Corcoran
23 Posted 26/05/2017 at 11:35:47
I must have been watching a different game. I thought Sanchez was a complete and utter liability.
Colin Glassar
24 Posted 26/05/2017 at 11:41:13
Sure you weren't watching the cricket Shane? Sanchez was the best player on the pitch.
Shane Corcoran
25 Posted 26/05/2017 at 12:02:07
Not likely Colin although the Irish team do seem to be improving. This is Sanchez the centre-back, who kept giving the ball away?

My views were matched by the commentators and three panel members, hence my complete surprise when I looked in here.

Opinions, eh?

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