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21 Aug 2018

Manchester United: 3 reasons why Mourinho's men were embarrassed by Brighton

Manchester United: 3 reasons why Mourinho's men were
embarrassed by Brighton

Manchester United's 3-2 defeat to Brighton on Sunday has left many fans questioning the managerial ability of Jose Mourinho.

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Manchester United's 3-2 defeat to Brighton last Sunday was one of the club's worst performances under Jose Mourinho since he took charge in 2016. 

To rub salt into the wounds, United's disappointment was heightened following Manchester City's emphatic 6-1 win over Huddersfield earlier on in the day.

Despite it only being the second game of the season, fans have been quick to vocalise their opinions on the manager with many calling for the Portuguese to leave or be sacked. 

United's woes can, however, not be pinned down to one reason. Here are three potential causes for the loss: