League Cup Quarter-Final

Bristol 2:1 Man Utd Post-match discussion

Wed, 20 December 2017

Luke Shaw image Man of the Match Luke Shaw
4.5 Total Average Rating
Luke Shaw image 5.8 Highest Rated Player Luke Shaw
Matteo Darmian image 3.4 Lowest Rated Player Matteo Darmian
  1. Dec 20, 2017
    #81

    CA_vampire New Member

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    Pathetic display by everyone.
  2. Dec 20, 2017
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    Leroy The Red Full Member

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    Predictable loss, we know this team lacks character and tonight was just one of those nights you literally have to be fecking men about it and unsuprisingly we weren't. Thought Shaw did himself no harm, Rojo, Darmian, Mkhitaryian, Lindelof, Zlatan were all shite.
  3. Dec 20, 2017
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    redom Full Member

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    My stream crashed about a minute before they scored, suppose I should be thankful for small mercies. Really sloppy all over tonight, looked like we didn't have the right attitude for the game and got punished by a team that did, very poor.
  4. Dec 20, 2017
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    I just popped out to the co op in Kingsdown which is the best part of 2 miles away from the stadium and heard that winner go in. I ain’t even mad. Rather that than a another fixture.

    Well done City.
  5. Dec 20, 2017
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    jymufc20 Full Member

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    Disgraceful.

    And I'm not one to criticize our own team, i usually stick up for us no matter what but I'm beginning to lose my patience with this now.

    It was like we set out to lose.
  6. Dec 20, 2017
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    Kapardin New Member

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    It won't hurt us, considering we won it last season and such results are a one-off.

    Credit to Bristol City, hope they can upset one of the big guns in the semis. I wouldn't be too worried about this, our defense is usually solid on other occasions and Mourinho has a history of occasionally slipping up to lesser teams in the cups.

    Ibra scoring was a positive, he should gain some confidence from that. Focus on the FA Cup and QF of CL, as well as cementing 2nd spot, that should be just about a decent return for the season.
  7. Dec 20, 2017
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    Krits Full Member

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    Better team won. Entire team other than Shaw played crap. Lukaku was at least dangerous while he was on.

    Time to sleep.
  8. Dec 20, 2017
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    CallyRed Full Member

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    Bristol City were excellent. We were crap.
  9. Dec 20, 2017
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    dmode Full Member

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    We looked alright, they were really lucky.

    Martial and Rashford didn't do enough.

    Hopefully this cup is the least important.

    Move on!
  10. Dec 20, 2017
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    James Peril New Member

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    This is the tournament we stand the greatest chance of winning, so don’t really follow you. Priorities have changed? The FA Cup you mean? Because we sure as shit won’t win the CL or the Premier League this season.
  11. Dec 20, 2017
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    BenjaminP New Member

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    It's a blessing in disguise.

    No feck that. City are scoring five six goals for fun, and we can't even beat a Championship side.
    Too many average players on our squad. Embarrassing. Pathetic.
  12. Dec 20, 2017
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    Rooney24 Full Member

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    Saves extra time I guess
  13. Dec 20, 2017
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    Oh no. We've lost the milk cup. Could see it coming from a mile away. Less embarrassing than the MK Dons loss at least.
    We had a full strength side in this one though. I'm a little concerned about Romero. De Gea would have stopped at least one of their goals.
  14. Dec 20, 2017
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    Silverman Full Member

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    Awful performance. Never good to get knocked out of the cup but the only positive is that it means less fixtures later in the season I suppose.
  15. Dec 20, 2017
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    MrSingh2002 Full Member

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    Rashford was dogshit today. Should've been off for Mata. This ones on Jose for getting tactically beaten by a young manager from the championship.
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    Morpheus 7 Full Member

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    No they didn't, we had the opportunities to finish them off in the second half.
  17. Dec 20, 2017
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Seriously what is Jose doing? We are outworked by most opponents and only ever play in moments.
  18. Dec 20, 2017
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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    How did Lukaku end up getting subbed in for Blind??
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    I seriously hope people here don't start over-reacting. Its embarrassing. We played our B-team away against Bristol City, a decent Championship team, probably the biggest game for them in half a century. These types of teams beat the big clubs every season.
  20. Dec 20, 2017
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    Mister_Stubbs New Member

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    Another embarrassing evening for the club, those players should be ashamed of themselves.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Rashford and Martial's second half performance was embarrassing, strutting around like they've made it

    Not that arsed though as with Chelsea and City still in the competition I'd rather loose tonight than against either of them
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    All 3 United His tinfoil hat protects him from the Glazers.

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    Terrible performance against a very very average team. Both goals came from Darmians side and LVG still moans about he was treated by the club that decision alone deserved the sack.

    We have wasted one hell of a lot of money and had too many years of
    Watch his ‘perfolance’ again. Utter garbage.
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    MonkeysMagic Full Member

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    I don’t think I’ve ever seen a PL side play as poorly around the pen box as Utd, we are utterly hopeless of creating chances let alone taking them.
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    Murder on Zidane's Floor You'd better not kill Giroud

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    Whole team was rubbish but seriously anyone who rates Martial needs to get themselves down to Specsavers.

    A performance like that tonight was an absolute disgrace. A disgrace.

    McTominay is a complete nothing player, if that's the cream of the crop from the academy we are in big trouble going forward.

    Shameful team performance.
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    Trizy New Member

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    We're the laughing stock of the league once again..
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    peridigm Full Member

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    Jesse likes to score cup goals. He should have played.

    Blind, Darmian, and Mhkitaryan should be gone in January.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Real shock ending, but strangely relaxed about it.

    Probably because a 2 leg v Arsenal, Chelsea or City, and then a final against another of them would have been a painful slog that'd probably derail us completely.
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    When we win the treble, we'll look back at this night and have a little chuckle....
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    Awful performance. And how many great openings did we spurn? FFS
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    Mister_Stubbs New Member

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    A team that has the likes of Ibra, Pogba, Martial, Rashford can’t be considered a B team.. stop that nonsense straight away.
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    Camy89 Love Island obsessive

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    What it should do is a serve as a good foot up their ass to buck up their ideas.
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    Just terrible. Our attack is fecking horrible.

    Martial and Rashford look amazing one week, then look mediocre the next. There's no consistency.

    Mkhitaryan is shit

    Lukaku...don't even know what to say about him. Just totally underwhelming.

    Our only goal was scored by a fecking 36 year old.

    Our general attacking play is pathetic. We can barely make 3 passes without losing possession.

    Our main creative outlet is Pogba.

    Jose needs to get his act together and sort this attack out. We've had the same problems for years now.
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    Beachryan More helpful with spreadsheets than Phurry

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    This at a macro level, but the 'coaching' tonight was god awful. Shaw had no idea when to go forward and when not to, and Darmian was out of frame most of the time the ball went to the right.

    When Lukaku came on, there was a point where all 3 of the strikers were with 2 feet of each other.

    For all of Jose's reputation as a tactical mastermind, I have no idea whatsoever we were trying to do tonight.
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    IRELANDUNITED Full Member

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    We created more than enough chances to win it comfortably, the two half chances they got they took. Not overly bothered about this competition tbh and I don't think Mourinho will be either, it would have been nice to get to the semis especially with the other 3 big clubs getting there but we've far more important things to concern ourselves with. Clear out needed in the summer too.
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    Litch Full Member

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    Whilst I can accept some things, that loss hurts. I can't believe our the lack of quality of this team. Honestly we have players that cannot even do the bloody basics.
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    Zlatan and Shaw got some more minutes under the belts, erm..... Trying to think of anything else positive from that is quite difficult. I'm not sure if it was a lazy performance or Bristol stepped up big style, and that's not to say they didn't deserve that.

    Martial needs to learn that he can't take the whole team on every time he runs, it's infuriating as hell the amount of times he runs into a dead end, rather than passing.

    Don't think many of that team will get beyond 5 or 6 in the ratings scores tonight
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    Tony Scarth New Member

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    Shocking performance ..very slow.. lethargic ..can't pass .. can't attack... boring to watch .. they deserve the win .. they didn't roll over so much fitter and wanted it more
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    Cutch Shit stirrer (Literally)

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    Why can we never keep the fecking ball? We seem to get outplayed by everyone this last while
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    Man City Quadruple, you bet?
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    I feel we are too gung ho !! Maybe if we played four DM it would help the defence out!! Things must change .
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    RedTillI'mDead A Key Tool

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    The positive is it's taken away a Jose excuse for a good season if the Carabao Cup was the only trophy we could of got this season.

    Let's be honest Prem is done, CL would take a miracle to win. Only real chance left is FA Cup and I'd rather that than this.
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    So much shite. Romero shit. Blind shit. Rashford and Martial shit.

    Full marks to Bristol though. Fully deserved.

    It's still just the league cup, so whatever. But this United squad has so many average players it's ridiculous. They clearly couldn't be bothered to show up for the match.