MX23RW : Sunday, June 13 18:58:24| >> :60:2133:2133:

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal: 'Fans are right to boo us'

Louis van Gaal says that the Manchester United supporters were "right" to boo the team following their 1-0 defeat to Southampton.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has claimed that the supporters are "right" to boo the team following their 1-0 defeat to Southampton at Old Trafford on Saturday.

The Red Devils could only muster one shot on target and were eventually undone in the 87th minute by new Southampton striker Charlie Austin, who scored less than 10 minutes after making his debut as a substitute.

Boos could be heard around Old Trafford, but Van Gaal has called on the whole club to "stick together".

"I wanted to win this game and that's why I changed Cameron Borthwick-Jackson for Adnan Januzaj - that is a risk you take," BBC Sport quotes Van Gaal as saying.

"It was a poor game and we didn't create so much and neither did our opponent. Because you have to meet expectation and expectations are very high, that gives a lot of pressure for the players.

"[The fans] are right [to boo], I cannot deny that. I have seen the match also. In better or for worse we have to stick together. We are working very hard but we have a lot of injuries that you cannot change."

United remain fifth in the Premier League table, five points adrift of a Champions League place.

ID:264881: cacheID:264881:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:2445:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Manchester United's English defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson walks on the pitch during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, north west England, on November 7,
Read Next:
United youngster drives Corsa to training
>

rhs 2.0
Euro 2020 fixtures
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Monday, June 14, 2021
 
5pm
 
8pm
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
 
8pm
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
 
2pm
 
5pm
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CManchester CityMan City38275683325186
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd382111673442974
3Liverpool38209968422669
4Chelsea381910958362267
5Leicester CityLeicester382061268501866
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham381981162471565
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs381881268452362
8Arsenal381871355391661
9Leeds UnitedLeeds38185156254859
10Everton38178134748-159
11Aston Villa38167155546955
12Newcastle UnitedNewcastle38129174662-1645
13Wolverhampton WanderersWolves38129173652-1645
14Crystal Palace38128184166-2544
15Southampton38127194768-2143
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton38914154046-641
17Burnley38109193355-2239
RFulham38513202753-2628
RWest Bromwich AlbionWest Brom38511223576-4126
RSheffield UnitedSheff Utd3872292063-4323

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!