Date: 30th August 2014 at 3:13pm
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Bewildered is probably the word that sums matters up at the moment.

With three games played we`ve accumulated just two points from the nine available.

We`re probably seven points off of the pace come the conclusion of the days fixtures, but that`s not what is bewildering me.

It`s the fact that whilst we continue to perform at a standard below that we usually would do, our new manager sits there, cool as a cucumber, making notes when the situation is calling out for him to go a little manic.

I thought Louis van Gaal had a reputation for being tough, for being forthright and being a master tactician but now I`m not so sure.

After the game the 63 year-old Dutchman had this to say about the game to BT Sport,

‘We were the stronger team, certainly in the second half. “

‘We created chances but you have to score. That is where we have failed. The progress is there but you have to win.”

‘A club like Manchester United has to win. We have two points from nine and that’s disappointing.’


It damn well is, even more so when you recall just what Chelsea did to Burnley when they went to Turf Moor, which makes me want to ask the question – Just how far have we slipped?