Manchester United fans appreciate this player’s brutally honest take on the Sevilla defeat

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Manchester United fans are largely rallying behind striker Romelu Lukaku after his brutally honest post-match assessment of last night’s Champions League defeat to Sevilla.

The Red Devils were surprisingly dumped out of Europe by the unfancied La Liga outfit, who won their first ever game on English soil with a 2-1 victory to stun Old Trafford.

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United paid for an overly cautious approach in both legs of the tie, with the 0-0 in Spain meaning the pressure was on them to outscore their opponents at home to avoid going out on the away goals rule.

In the end, Jose Mourinho’s side simply lost the tie 2-1 and must now reflect on what has been a disappointing season for the club once again despite huge amounts of investment in big-name players.

Lukaku certainly didn’t feel it was good enough from United, and seemed to accuse his team-mates of ‘hiding’ in his interview afterwards.

‘Somethings were wrong with some players, some players were hiding,’ Lukaku told BT Sport.

‘The deception was very big. You know we started the game well but we let them get a bit of control in the game. We had a few half chances but we didn’t score.

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Romelu Lukaku gave an honest assessment of a bad night for Manchester United

‘They score the first goal and from that moment on we tried to change the game but they score the second goal which is a big blow.

‘At the end we kept pushing but it’s not enough and we should have done much better with the quality we have in the team but we didn’t deserve it because we weren’t good enough.’

The Belgian later clarified on Instagram that he was not criticising them, but noted that they were hiding in the dressing room afterwards due to the shame of the result.

Either way, fans took to Twitter to respond mainly positively to Lukaku’s analysis of the game, even if there were a few angry voices as well…

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