Hammer horror gives Manchester United Champions League jitters | Barney Ronay

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Poor form of Erik ten Hag’s side since late February has meant they could miss out on next season’s elite club competition

They’re behind you. No really, they are. For Manchester United, what had looked not so long ago like a gentle jog to the line in the Premier League, maybe even – really, this wasn’t so long ago – some kind of title challenge, has now become a cliffhanger. We have jeopardy here.

Liverpool’s victory over Brentford on Saturday means we have a classic two-horse run-off to the line. And really, this could go any way from here after a limp, muddled and generally uncomfortable 1-0 defeat at the London Stadium, during which relegation-haunted West Ham looked by far the more peppy and coherent team.

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Written by Barney Ronay
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