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Manchester United fans angry with three players after Watford defeat

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Manchester United slumped to an embarrassing 3-1 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road this afternoon.

Etienne Capoue kept up his impress goalscoring run with a fine finish past David de Gea before half-time. In truth, the scoreline could have been worse for United at the break had Watford taken their chances. Odion Ighalo produced one of the misses of the season early on in the match.

Marcus Rashford appeared to have spared United’s blushes with an equaliser on the hour mark, but Juan Zuniga effectively secured a famous win for the Hornets in the 83rd minute before Troy Deeney scored from the penalty spot in stoppage time.

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United have now lost three matches in a row, following last weekend’s defeat to local rivals Manchester City and Thursday night’s loss to Feyenoord in the Europa League.

And fans on Twitter were particularly angry with the performances of three of their players.

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Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney has been a Manchester United player for 12 years but this was arguably one of his worst performances for the Red Devils.

Watford v Manchester United - Premier League

Nothing worked for the Englishman and how he avoided being subbed off by Jose Mourinho is a mystery.

Marouane Fellaini

After an impressive couple of performances under Mourinho, Marouane Fellaini has now reverted to type.

Watford v Manchester United - Premier League

The Belgium international looked clumsy and out of his depth at Vicarage Road. His foul in stoppage time allowed Watford to score a third goal from the penalty spot.

Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba hit the crossbar with a deflected long-range effort but failed to take the game by the scruff of the neck.


The France international, who cost £89 million, also came in for some stick on Twitter.

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Wayne Rooney
Paul Pogba
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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David de Gea
Marouane Fellaini
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