Monday 5 December 2016

Video: Manchester United players are abused by their own fans following embarrassing Europa League defeat

Published 19/02/2016 | 07:59

Manchester United players after their defeat in Denmark

Manchester United's players were abused by their own fans following the embarrassing 2-1 Europa League defeat to Midtjylland.

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After taking the lead through Memphis Depay, Louis van Gaal's side crumbled against their Danish opponents. Sisto equalised for the home side just before half-time before Paul Onuachu struck the winner.

It was arguably the lowest point of Van Gaal's reign at Old Trafford and a result that left the travelling fans furious.

Video footage has emerged which shows supporters repeatedly chanting "We're f****** s***" at the Manchester United players after the full-time whistle. The chants continued despite some of the players moving towards the away section and clapping in a show of appreciation for those who had made the trip.

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Another video filmed at the MCH Arena shows away support being less than enthusiastic about their own side. Fans can be heard singing: "Oh what a night, freezing cold on a Thursday night and we're playing f****** s****".

Some of the Manchester United fans who made the trip to Denmark were already angry due to the ticket prices imposed by Midtjylland. Despite charging supporters £22 when they played Southampton earlier in the season, United fans had to fork out £71 to watch their team.

The second leg at Old Trafford will be played next Thursday.

WARNING: Video contains bad language.

Independent News Service

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