Roy Keane shocked and saddened by Man Utd after West Ham defeat

Harry Maguire and Scott McTominay summed up the feelings of Man Utd fans at the London Stadium (Picture: Getty Images)

Roy Keane declared himself shocked and saddened by Manchester Uniteds performance in a 2-0 Premier League defeat to West Ham on Sunday afternoon.

The Red Devils were handed their second defeat of the season by a well taken Andriy Yarmolenko opener and a superb Aaron Cresswell free-kick.

It was a terrible day at the office for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his United side as they also saw Marcus Rashford limp out of the contest with a groin injury – the severity of which is as yet unknown, but Solskjaer guessed he would be out for a while.

United had more possession and more shots, but rarely carved out a chance of meaning and Hammers goalkeeper Lucasz Fabianski was not forced into much action of note.

Former United Keane was typically brutal in his assessment of the Red Devils display and is predicting a long road ahead for them to return to former glories.

Roy Keane
Roy Keane had nothing good to say about Uniteds performance (Picture: Getty Images)

I dont know where to start, Keane told Sky Sports. I knew they werent in a great place but Im shocked and saddened about how bad they were today.



I know you can lose a game of football, but everything about the game, about United – lacklustre, no quality, lack of desire, lack of leaders, lack of characters.

Its a long way back for United, its scary how far theyve fallen.

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Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had a similarly bleak outlook on his old club after watching their tame defeat to the Hammers.

No, I cant find [any positives], Mourinho told Sky Sports. We were bad last season, but I dont see any improvement this season.

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