De Gea blames strikers after Manchester United’s loss to Sevilla

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Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, has expressed frustration at the club’s forward players, after the club’s exit from the Europa League.

United were sent packing from the competition, after losing 2-1 to Sevilla, despite being on top for most of the match.

United had a lot of clear chances, and could have buried the game beyond salvaging following Bruno Fernandes’s penalty in the early stages.

However, poor finishing ultimately cost the club, as Sevilla scored twice, to turn it around, and progress to the final.

Speaking to the Spanish media after the match, a visibly unhappy De Gea said of the team’s performance, “When you miss three one-on-one’s against the goalkeeper, clear chances.

“We have had many chances to score. They have had chances and they have scored. Every chance we have had we have failed.”

De Gea does have a point in saying the forwards were not good enough, but he too must understand that players have bad days sometimes, especially considering how many times he’s been on the receiving end of criticism this season.