Shambolic Manchester United knocked out of UEFA Champions League by Sevilla

Shambolic Manchester United knocked out of UEFA Champions League by Sevilla

"I don't think the performance was bad", said boss Mourinho, who lost at the last-16 stage for the fourth time.

United were favourites to secure progression to the quarter-final of the Champions League, but Old Trafford was rocked by two late Ben Yedder goals.

When Ben Yedder came off the bench with less than 20 minutes to play, the game was finely balanced with both sides aware the first goal would be decisive.

The Red Devils only just edged a 51 per cent share of the possession at Old Trafford and were out-shot by their opponents 21 to 17, per WhoScored.com.

Jose Mourinho was accused of many things after Manchester United suffered at the hands of Sevilla in the Champions League last night, but his post-match comments about the club are certainly the biggest talking point, today.

Salah now seems to be having the last laugh following his side's progress to the quarterfinals of this year's championship on 5-0 aggregate over Porto.


Mourinho's decision to change the team which played with great discipline and desire in the 2-1 Premier League win over Liverpool on Saturday was puzzling, especially given the alterations it forced across the field.

When Mourinho selects Fellaini ahead of the likes of Pogba or Mata, it says everything about the manager's approach and his reluctance to trust his flair players in a finely-balanced European fixture.

They finally sprung into life after substitute striker Wissam Ben Yedder scored twice in quick succession, leaving United needing three in 12 minutes.

"We have no time to be sad for more than 24 hours". I think the intention and the way we started was really good, really positive.

Manchester United will face Brighton in the Emirates Cup quarter-final clash on Saturday in their next game in what is effectively the only competition realistically possible for Mourinho to win this season.

"It's a natural process and we're not the only team that invests money, all clubs invest money in players". I did my best, the players did their best.

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