Man United VS Cadiz CF LIVE Football Score 07/12/2022
Manchester United have confirmed that they will be playing a winter friendly against La Liga side Cadiz CF as part of their preparation during the World Cup break. The Red Devils had a gruelling month of October with nine fixtures but they came out with flying colours with six wins, two draws and a solitary loss in the derby. The club have another four matches to play until mid-November before a number of players embark on World Cup campaigns with their respective countries. The players that won’t feature at the tournament will continue working at Carrington before going on a week-long training camp in Cadiz in early December.
As part of the trip, United will face Cadiz CF in a friendly on December 7 at the Nuevo Mirandilla stadium. It will be one of two friendlies to be played during the winter break. The tickets for the game go on sale for Season Ticket Holders today. Other fans will have to wait until tomorrow. The match will be shown on MUTV worldwide apart from Spain. United have recovered after the heavy defeat to Manchester City at the start of the month but the winter World Cup break is probably coming at the right time for them.
A number of key players have been on the sidelines including Anthony Martial and Raphael Varane. Antony was also out injured yesterday and United have yet to provide an update on him. The hectic schedule this month has obviously taken a toll on the squad and the winter break will provide a much-needed breather for those not featuring at the World Cup or nursing injuries.
United will want to end on a strong note before the enforced break. Hopefully, the interval works to the benefit of some players including Martial, who has had an injury-plagued campaign. Earlier this week, the 20-time English champions revealed that they would face Cadiz during the week-long camp, which will take place during the 2022 World Cup.
Man United’s match against Cadiz has been scheduled for December 7, while they will take on Real Betis three days later at Estadio Benito Villamarin in Seville. The Red Devils will have a number of players away at the competition in Qatar, but those not involved will take part in the winter camp, as the team prepare for the return of competitive action.
Man United are currently in Spain preparing for Thursday’s Europa League contest with Real Sociedad, which will determine whether they automatically qualify for the knockout round of the competition. The team will then take on Aston Villa twice in the Premier League and EFL Cup respectively before travelling to Fulham on November 13 for their final match before the campaign is halted.
The Red Devils will then not be back in action until December 27, with Nottingham Forest making the trip to Old Trafford in the Premier League. Man United will end the year with a trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers, while their first match of 2023 will take place at home to Bournemouth on January 3. “We’re pleased to have lined up another match against high-quality local opposition during our stay in southern Spain,” the club’s football director John Murtough said in a statement.
“These matches will help ensure that our whole squad is prepared for the resumption of club football after the World Cup, as we look to maintain our positive momentum into the second half of the season. “The week-long training camp and matches against Cadiz CF and Real Betis Balompie will also provide an opportunity for some of our younger players to experience what it is like to train within a first-team environment, as well as play against two competitive La Liga sides.”
Man United head coach Erik ten Hag has also set out his plans for the break, telling the club’s official website: “We will train here [at Carrington] for one week, or eight or nine days, and then we will have a short break. Then we will train and go to Spain for a training camp for one week. “There, we can train proper. We have good opponents over there so we can get the game practice in as well. Then we will return, ready for the second stage of the season, I would say, but a long stage, longer than usual.” Man United will enter Thursday’s European contest against Real Sociedad off the back of a 1-0 win over West Ham United in the Premier League.
The Premier League took a break last month for the World Cup, and United are preparing for the restart of the league after the World Cup. They face the La Liga side tomorrow as Erik ten Hag will hope to build match fitness in his 29-man squad. Elsewhere, it has been reported that Yann Sommer is a target for United, The goalkeeper has been in impressive form for Borussia Monchengladbach and would be available on a free transfer. Manchester United have been given a boost in their ongoing pursuit of Barcelona star Frenkie de Jong.
That’s because cash-strapped Barca are trying to slash De Jong’s wages again. The Blaugrana want to make more signings this winter following their early Champions League exit, with a right-back posing as a priority for manager Xavi. And Sport claims they want the midfielder to once again give up some wages – but this time permanently. Club chiefs hope to convince the Netherlands international into parting ways with a sizeable chunk of change.
Atletico Madrid star Jan Oblak is among the goalkeepers Manchester United are interested in. While United have been heavily linked to Borussia Monchengladbach’s Yann Sommer and Porto’s Diogo Costa, Fichajes report that Oblak is now “the most desired.” The Slovenia international has been at Atletico since 2014 and has long been considered among Europe’s best keepers.
Manchester United have trained ahead of their return to the pitch in a friendly match against Cadiz in Spain today The Spaniards sit in the relegation zone on 11 points with only two wins so far this season. It will be United’s first game since beating Fulham in the Premier League before the break for the World Cup. The break has allowed players not representing their countries in the 2022 World Cup a chance to regain their fitness and recover from any injuries that they had.
The Red Devils have been linked with two keepers as they train in Spain ahead of tomorrow’s friendly with Cadiz. United are revving up preparations for resuming Premier League action over Christmas. And Anthony Martial looked sharp as the France striker proves his fitness after missing the World Cup through injury.
Meanwhile, it’s suggested United are keen to bring in an experienced stopper to challenge David de Gea. Germany’s Sport Bild even claim Borussia Monchengladbach’s Yann Sommer is close to completing a January move. The Switzerland star, 33, is in the final year of his deal, though, so a summer free transfer remains another option. But other reports name Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak as United’ “most desired” signing between the sticks. Intriguingly, Italian media say Chelsea could move for Old Trafford winger Jadon Sancho.
In turn, the Blues could lose Christian Pulisic, with United and Liverpool still mentioned as possible destinations. Cristiano Ronaldo has been urged to snub Saudi Arabia for the MLS after his United contract was terminated last month. USA legend Alexi Lalas believes the Portugal striker, 37, would be left “out of sight and out of mind” if he accepted a £173million-a-year move to Al Nassr. Finally, Argentine winger Alejandro Garnacho, 18, could see his wages increase by TEN TIMES with a new Manchester United contract.