Monday Kickoff: Man United, Mourinho, Barcelona and more

Monday Kickoff: Man United, Mourinho, Barcelona and more

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Monday Kickoff: Man United, Mourinho, Barcelona and more

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An 18-year-old Manchester United striker is still shining, while the Jose Mourinho-to-Man United rumors continued to swirl over the weekend.

Man United defeated Man City, 1-0, in their derby match on Sunday, thanks to a first-half goal from Marcus Rashford. (REPORT)

Eleven arrests were made at the Etihad Stadium during the Manchester derby. (REPORT)

According to a new report, Mourinho has agreed to a pre-contract, which will see him take over the Red Devils as head coach in the summer. (REPORT)

While Tottenham defeated AFC Bournemouth, 3-0, on Sunday, Leicester City toppled Crystal Palace, 1-0, on Saturday to stay above the second place Spurs by five points on the English Premier League table. (REPORT)

Barcelona was held to a 2-2 draw on the road against Villarreal on Sunday, but the former still holds a nine-point lead atop the Spanish La Liga table. (REPORT)

AS Monaco handed Paris Saint-Germain, which has already won the Ligue 1 title, its second loss of the season in a 2-0 result. (REPORT)

Pachuca earned the most impressive result from the Mexican Liga MX over the weekend, dominating Veracruz, 6-0, to remain second on the table. (REPORT)

WEEKEND REWIND

The U.S. Men’s National Team roster to face Guatemala in two World Cup qualifiers was revealed, and Clint Dempsey, John Brooks and Alejandro Bedoya all return to the team. (REPORT)

While the Philadelphia Union beat the New England Revolution in their first home game of the season, players and manager Jim Curtin were not completely satisfied with the performance. (REPORT)

Despite the Seattle Sounders losing their third consecutive game to start the 2016 MLS season, head coach Sigi Schmid could not fault his players for their effort. (REPORT)

The Chicago Fire have many new faces on their back line this year, and they worked well together on Saturday to earn the Fire their first shutout of the MLS season. (REPORT)

The New York Red Bulls had to deal with three injuries in their home game against the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, but they overcame those issues to win their first game of the season. (REPORT)

Centerback Jelle Van Damme earned most of the praise from the LA Galaxy players and head coach Bruce Arena following the club’s California Clasico win against the San Jose Earthquakes. (REPORT)

Kwadwo Poku is eager to earn his first minutes this season, as New York City FC fans continue to chant his name at Yankee Stadium. (REPORT)

Cyle Larin is seemingly not experiencing any sophomore slump, as he scored yet another goal to help Orlando City SC earn a victory vs. NYCFC on Friday. This time, however, he did so battling illness. (REPORT)

What do you think of Rashford’s success with Man United? Think Mourinho will take over for Louis Van Gaal this summer?

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