Van Gaal: MU Defeated Ourselves
Manchester – Manchester United kicked out Arsenal in the FA Cup after a 1-2 defeat at Old Trafford. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was so disappointed with the performance shown his men.
Play a quarterfinal match, Manchester United fell behind after Nacho Monreal escorted goalkeeper David de Gea. But the balanced position after Wayne Rooney scored the equalizing goal to mark the first half ended 1-1.
After the break, Chelsea made a blunder that allowed Danny Welbeck scored a victory for Arsenal additional once. ‘Red Devils’ increasingly difficult to catch up because playing with 10 men.
Having received a yellow card for diving considered, Angel Di Maria a strong protest against the referee that was given a second yellow card.
“I had said that (the top four finish) is a priority but as a manager, and as a player and a club you certainly want to win many titles and now we can not win a tournament,” said Van Gaal was quoted BBC Sport.
“I’ve said in the locker room that we throw this game by ourselves and it was the biggest disappointment. In the second half, we also have the first opportunity we throw it away.”
“We did not lose to an opponent, but we lost by myself and it was very disappointing. You play this game to win: beat your opponent. We really want to be in the semi-finals,” said the Dutch manager.
This ensured the defeat of Manchester United without a degree at the end of the season for the second time in a row. As for Arsenal, this was their first victory at home to Manchester United since 2006.