What can Manchester United achieve in the remainder of 2019-20?Last updated on Mar 09, 2020, 12:48 pm
Premier League giants Manchester United showed their class and character to dish out a 2-0 win over arch-rivals Manchester City on Sunday.
The win helped United rise to fifth with 45 points in the EPL 2019-20 season.
United, who are vying for a top-four finish in the league, are also alive in two major competitions.
Here we decode what can United achieve this season.
United vying for a top-four finish in the Premier League
United a vying for a Champions League berth and need a top-four finish to be absolutely assured.
They trail fourth-placed Chelsea by three points.
One expects these two clubs to give their all till the final gameweek.
However, there are several other clubs in fray as well and United cannot afford to lose momentum.
A series of positive results can boost their chances.
United have a favorable run of games in the EPL
United's next fixture is against Tottenham and a win in London will give them a huge lift.
Post that, they have favorable fixtures at least on paper.
Games against Leicester City and Sheffield United being the toughest prospects out of them.
Besides that, they have matches against Brighton, Bournemouth, Aston Villa, Southampton, Crystal Palace and West Ham United.
Can United seal UCL berth by lifting the Europa League?
United dazzled in the Europa League round of 32 against Club Brugge after a 6-1 aggregate score.
They now face Austrian side LASK in the round of 16.
United will enter the tie as favorites and seek a passage into the quarters.
The side will be targeting a prestigious trophy and Europa League is a perfect platform for United to show their credentials.
United will be targeting the FA Cup as well
After bowing out in the semi-finals of the League Cup, United know there is a presentable chance to get hold of the FA Cup.
They face struggling Norwich City in the quarters.
If United can show their resolute nature and be defensively sharp, then one can back them to win this prestigious domestic honor.
For now, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has plenty up his sleeves.