MANCHESTER United manager David Moyes takes full responsibility for the current poor form of the team. United have gone four games now without a win but Moyes remains adamant that Manchester United will be higher up in the table in May.
Manchester United are currently 9th in the league, and with 15 games played this season, a lot of people have already ruled United out of the title race.
Manchester United are 13 points behind current leaders Arsenal.
The pressure has been mounting on Scotsmen Moyes after two successive defeats in the space of a week to Everton and Newcastle United respectively. Fans also showed their disappointment on Sunday as they approached for the exit around the 80th minute.
United fans could not bare to see their team lose on home turf once again. Now with five defeats already this season, football fans and pundits alike are saying United are out of the title race.
The current form of United has been pretty poor by managing to only pick up two out of a possible 12 points in the last four league games. But United have been excellent in the group stages of the Champions League with a recent 5-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen.
David Moyes has admitted that life as a United manager is difficult because the expectancy levels are high.
“It’s tough because the expectancy is to win all the games”, said United manager Moyes.
Now with the Christmas period approaching, the games are starting to come thick and fast for United therefore Moyes will have to motivate the players and hope the players bring their unbeaten European form into the Premier League matches.
Manchester United now face Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday, December 10, and Moyes will be desperate to get a victory to boost the players confidence and give the United fans something to cheer about.
The Reds have already secured their place in the knockout rounds of the Champions League after the 5-0 thrashing of Bayer Leverkusen.