Big downer: United get beaten up by the drain plug

David De Gea made a huge drop just after the break and helped thus to Watford to victory against Manchester United. the Seat under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær

Big downer: United get beaten up by the drain plug

David De Gea made a huge drop just after the break and helped thus to Watford to victory against Manchester United.

the Seat under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær has not been less hot in Manchester United. Sunday afternoon hit the United a new low and lost 0-2 to the Premier League drain plug, Watford.

It was just watford town another ligasejr in this season in 18 matches. United will be thus on the very disappointing knight with 25 points.

There are four points up to the top-4, which triggers the Champions League-participation in the next season, but the distance can later on Sunday to grow to seven points, if Chelsea beats Tottenham.

It was one of the matches that United should just win, but Watford deserved victory.

United was spildominerende in the first half, but favorittens ability to create big chances on the account was mediocre.

Watford was often more intrusive in its game and created problems for United. The home team also had the ball in the net, but the referee judged the foul to the keeper David De Gea. It was in the cheap end, but could be defended.

Halvlegens clearly the biggest chance was given, however, United and fell after versus.

Jesse Lingard was sent off on a friløber, but instead of udplacere keeper Ben Foster with a secure closure, he tried arrogant the most difficult solution, namely a lob. The ball went in a nice arc over Lingard, but also well above the target.

Afbrænderen would prove even more expensive in the beginning of the second half, as Watford brought themselves in front after four minutes.

Four minutes were played, when Ismaïla Sarr sent a cold halvflugter against targets. It looked like child's play for De Gea, but the spaniard fumbled the ball between his hands, so it hit him in the head and went in the goal. Big drop.

Just three minutes later the mad again in the United defence. Aaron Wan-Bissaka committed a penalty and Troy Deeney executed safely from the stain.

After a good hour trying Solskjær to change the battle by indskifte Paul Pogba, who has been out with an injury for almost three months.

Eight minutes before the time he was close to create new excitement. Via a smart bandespil he came in free position, but Foster saved the shot from the frenchman.

In the 90. minutes had Marcus Rashford an even greater chance, but Foster saved with a fodparade.

Shortly after it was over, and grimly had Solskjær to find that his crew has only won 6 out of 18 league matches in the season.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 22 December 2019, 16:00

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