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Man United fans furious with one decision Jose Mourinho made vs Burnley [Tweets]

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Despite having 36 shots on goal, Manchester United couldn't find the back of the net against Burnley at Old Trafford this afternoon and had to settle for what was a very frustrating point even though they had 10 men for the last 20 minutes.

The Red Devils' inability to convert chances is becoming a worrying trend of the Jose Mourinho regime and today's 0-0 result marked the third straight Premier League fixture in which United have failed to score.

That, then, may explain the reaction from an increasingly frustrated section of the United fan base who took to social media during today's fixture to call out Mourinho for one in-game decision they simply couldn't understand.

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Having handed Juan Mata the captain's armband for the home game against Burnley, you'd think the diminutive Spanish midfielder would have been central to Mourinho's plans as the team searched for a winning goal in the second half.

However, despite the former Chelsea midfielder being arguably United's biggest creative threat for much of this season, the Portuguese manager opted to withdraw Mata in the 73rd minute.

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The move to replace Mata with Marouane Fellaini was a response to the sending off of Ander Herrera five minutes earlier.

Nevertheless, United fans on social media were up in arms that Mata was the man hauled off at such a crucial stage of the game.

Their frustration carried on through to the full-time whistle too, as you can see in some of the responses below...

In fact, Mourinho's substitutions as a whole raised more than a few eyebrows with many arguing it should have been the out of form Zlatan Ibrahimovic who came off in the second half rather than Marcus Rashford.

The reaction from fans this afternoon certainly suggests that the pressure is starting to build on Mourinho.

After a run of just one win in seven Premier League games, United now find themselves off the pace of the league leaders and all the way down in ninth place with just 15 points from their first 10 games of the season.

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With issues remaining regarding Wayne Rooney's future, not to mention conflicting opinions on what he should do with the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Ibrahimovic, the 53-year-old needs to find the answers pretty quickly if he is to retain the support of the majority of United fans.

0-0 draws at home to newly promoted sides are not going to win him any friends any time soon. Neither, it seems, is subbing off one of the club's most in-form players.

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Wayne Rooney
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Paris Saint-Germain
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Premier League
Juan Mata
Paul Scholes
Manchester United
Jose Mourinho

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