Why Manchester United’s third place finish is incredible

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Manchester United secured a top four finish for the first time since 2018, after beating Leicester City 2-0 at the King Power stadium on Sunday, and the excitement is yet to wane.

But we have taken time to reflect on the achievement and where we were before now, and it is absolutely incredible.

Before the revival back in February, United struggled to keep up with the top four on a number of occasions, even finding themselves outside the top 10 at one point in the season.

But in contrast, Leicester City and Chelsea, who we have finished above never found themselves in a similar position, as they remained around the top 6 for most of the campaign.

United also finished the season with just 66 points, which was exactly the same tally we managed in the entirety of last season when we were 6th.

Furthermore, the Red Devils won 18 games this season, one short of what we achieved in 2018/19 season.

But all of these ultimately didn’t matter, as we turned the corner, to finish strongly, which is something we deserve.

Congratulations to the lads, and to Olé Gunnar Solskjaer, the man, who ensured to steady the wheels.