12 Apr 2018
LG PERFORMANCE OF THE WEEK: MOURINHO MASTERMINDS SECOND HALF COMEBACK TO PREVENT CITY TITLE PARTY
The League Managers Association’s
five-man panel, comprising LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson,
Joe Royle, Dave Bassett and Barry Fry, has determined that the LG Performance
of the Week Award should go to Manchester United for their 3-2 victory against local
rivals and Premier League leaders Manchester City on Saturday 7th April
The experienced and highly
distinguished panel has managed a combined total of over 6,000 competitive
matches in professional football.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will receive a celebratory bottle of champagne, courtesy of Tanners Wines, and an LG Performance of the Week trophy in a presentation to commemorate the result.
Manchester United breathtakingly
wrecked neighbours Manchester City’s plans to wrap up the Premier League title
on derby day by producing an astonishing comeback at the Etihad Stadium.
The Reds had looked down and out
after a first half when the hosts were superior and scored twice through
Vincent Kompany and Ilkay Gundogan.
The Blues supporters were
prematurely readying themselves for a party at United’s expense but the old
never-say-die spirit was revived in a spectacular second period that saw a
double from Paul Pogba and a winner from Chris Smalling ruin City’s dreams in a