Manchester United BOOED OFF by fans after dour draw with Valencia

Virginia Santiago
October 3, 2018

Scholes said he was "surprised" that Mourinho was still in the Old Trafford hot seat and said he was "embarrassing" the famous club.

Fans showed their frustrations after United's fourth game without a win, chanting "attack, attack, attack" as they echoed comments by Paul Pogba in his recent criticism of the team's playing style.

Luke Shaw branded it "horrendous" claiming the players were completely to blame after Manchester United lost 3-1 to West Ham at the London Stadium on Saturday.

"I'm pleased with the effort, the commitment and the improvement", Mourinho said after the goalless Valencia draw.

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"We had probably a couple of the biggest chances to win it but I have accepted the result as a fair result".

"I don't need to know what he [Scholes] said", said Mourinho.

United's result on Tuesday means Mourinho has now gone winless in four consecutive games for the first time in his managerial career.

There was measurably more effort exerted from Jose Mourinho's men as they seemed hungry for goals throughout the encounter but seemed unable to actualise it.

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Lionel Messi appeared as a second-half substitute and struck the post as well as going close with a free-kick. Messi replaced midfielder Arturo Vidal in the 55th and provided the pass for Munir's 84th-minute equalizer.

United's form has seen the Red Devils collect just 10 points from seven fixtures in the Premier League, leaving the team nine points off the pace.

"We knew that our attacking players aren't in the best individual form and confidence".

"We tried to play but in some crucial positions in the building up phase we don't have players with the technical quality to play out from the back". "It will be good for the team if we can beat Newcastle".

"He's coming out in press conferences constantly having a go at players, having at go at people above him because he's not getting what he wants".

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Purdue coach Jeff Brohm said his team took note of that remark. "We should have finished that game". "I'm not a negative guy. Ranked No. 2 in the country a year ago in Columbus, it was a 15-point lead that vanished in the fourth of a 39-38 loss.

Asked if he is fully behind Mourinho, Valencia replied: "One hundred per cent".

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