Printer Friendly

United 'nowhere near good enough'.

Byline: Lee Ryder Chief Sports Writer @lee_ryder

STEVE MCCLAREN has warned his players they were nowhere near good enough against Leicester City.

United's head coach begins the inquest at the club's Benton base today after the Foxes picked up an easy 3-0 win at St James' Park.

McClaren has now lost seven Premier League games since taking over, and faces Crystal Palace, then Liverpool, in his next two games.

After Saturday's defeat, McClaren said: "We've had a big setback, that was nowhere near good enough.

"All we can do is lick our wounds, work hard and make sure we're better next week.

"We know we've got the talent, but we have got to fight for that every day."

The victory put Leicester top of the Premier League and McClaren reflected: "It was a team performance. They were very well organised and didn't allow us to play.

"We couldn't handle it.

I can give nothing but praise to Leicester."

United's next game, at Crystal Palace, is a 3pm kick-off on Saturday.

COPYRIGHT 2015 MGN Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2015 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Nov 23, 2015
Words:171
Previous Article:PLAYERS ARE SORRY - ROB; Elliot with a message for Toon fans Players sorry for defeat.
Next Article:United players are in danger of sleepwalking into second tier United players are in danger of sleepwalking into second tier United players are in...

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters