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Paul Pogba & Romelu Lukaku singled out for mistakes vs Valencia

Valencia 2 – Manchester United 1

It took until the final stages at the Mestalla for Man United to start playing against Valencia.

Jose Mourinho’s side lost their final Champions League group game against Los Che.

Marcus Rashford, a second half sub, scored a consolation for United.

Carlos Soler opened for Valencia in the first half, while a comical Phil Jones own goal handed Valencia the win.

Paul Pogba’s big miss vs Valencia

Man United should have found the target through Paul Pogba.

The midfielder missed a glorious chance from a corner.

Pogba was ultimately flagged offside by the linesman, however TV replays revealed the Pogba was onside.

Paul Pogba’s big miss vs Valencia (1)

Marouane Fellaini nodded a ball back into the danger area from the set-play, and the ball ran free to Pogba at the back post.

Pogba should have scored. Instead his effort missed the target completely.

Paul Pogba’s big miss vs Valencia (2)

Paul Pogba’s big miss vs Valencia (3)

It’s also worth noting that Pogba came close to setting up Man United’s leveller.

Pogba sent in a cross to Juan Mata in the 89th minute but Mata missed.

Video of Paul Pogba’s chance

More mistakes from Romelu Lukaku

Despite scoring a couple of goals recently, a lot of Man United fans remain unconvinced about Romelu Lukaku.

Lukaku had another off night in Valencia, where his first touch and link up play often let him down.

Lukaku has been slaughtered on social media, where a few tweets are getting a lot of engagement.

Examples of those tweets are below.

Romelu Lukaku ridiculed vs Valencia (1)

Romelu Lukaku ridiculed vs Valencia (2)

Romelu Lukaku ridiculed vs Valencia (3)

Also see: Liverpool vs Man United: Jose Mourinho’s tactics will be based around two key players.

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