The comments come after Manchester United’s miserable afternoon on Merseyside, where they were brought down by relegation-threatened Everton at Goodison Park
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United put in another dismal performance on Merseyside and suffered a dismal defeat thanks to Anthony Gordon’s goal in the first half. Skipper Harry Maguire’s attempt deflected on the wrong foot De Gea and Ralf Rangnick’s side had no response.
Jordan Pickford was called into action a couple of times and was up to anything the visitors threw at England’s top-flight shot-stopper. That being said, United rarely felt like they were under sustained pressure throughout the competition.
After the game, the De Gea admitted United were far from the pace despite recovering more than their opponents. “She [Everton] Played on Wednesday and they were tired but they were keener than us so that’s not acceptable. Very sad to lose today,” said the Spaniard.
“It’s a shame of us, we should win this game,” continued the angry goalkeeper. They like Cristiano RonaldoMarcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes were mostly kept in check, which is a testament to the defensive efforts of the whole everton Side. It’s a crushing result that does significant damage to United’s hopes Champions League qualification for next season.
The Red Devils are now in seventh place First League table, behind people like Tottenham hot track, arsenal and west ham United. While Ralf Rangnick’s men are just three points shy of coveted fourth place, United have now played a game more than Spurs and West Ham and two more than the Gunners.
United have been looking far from their best for some time, this defeat coming seven days after a dismal 1-1 draw at home leicester City in a game where they are lucky to have taken a single point.
Rangnick looked frustrated for much of the competition, bemoaning United’s lack of creativity. “In the second half we tried to be more creative with our substitutions, but we couldn’t pick the right moment or make the right decision and we couldn’t score a single goal in 95 minutes,” explained the German.
The interim boss insisted United have no excuses despite speculation surrounding his successor. “This shouldn’t be an excuse, this is us Manchester United – We have a lot of international players.
“That shouldn’t be an alibi or an excuse for anyone, there will be a new manager next season and if that’s announced now or in 10, 20 days it shouldn’t affect a game like today.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/de-gea-man-utd-everton-26674806 David de Gea blasts Man Utd team-mates for 'lack of desire' - 'It's a shame'