Man United's shock defeat to Sevilla demonstrates Mourinho is out of touch

Lloris Karius was disappointed with Liverpool's first half performance after they went 2-0 down

After all, he has won this competition twice before and, as he was quick to remind everybody after Sevilla's 2-1 win at Old Trafford, he has also masterminded away wins for Porto and Real Madrid at this stadium to inflict Champions League misery on United.

Sevilla on the other hand are missing the services of former Manchester City star Jesus Navas but are not facing serious injuries in other sectors.

Things would get worse for United just moments later as Sevilla doubled their lead courtesy of some slack defending from a corner, which allowed an unmarked Ben Yedder to get a header on target at the far post, and though De Gea got a hand to the ball, it cannoned back off the crossbar and over the line.

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho insists that his team did put up a good performance during their home defeat to Sevilla, which knocked them out of the UEFA Champions League.

"The way we started was positive", Mourinho continued. With Pogba and Mata, Mourinho only sees risk and defensive shortcomings but Fellaini is his insurance policy at set-pieces and in direct battle against aggressive opponents. "We had a big game. against Liverpool and we came with high confidence to play this game, but Sevilla were better than us, so they deserved it".

Fellaini would come nowhere close to getting into the best United teams but right now, Mourinho believes he needs him.

Manchester United captain Michael Carrick has announced he will hang up his boots at the end of the current campaign after 12 trophy-laden seasons at Old Trafford.

Both teams continued to press forward. It would be naïve to think that they will not fight in this game.

The FA Cup is now the only silverware still up for grabs ahead of Saturday's quarter-final against Brighton, but Mourinho did not regret his approach over the two legs against Sevilla.

Ben Yedder had only been on the pitch for two minutes after replacing Muriel when he finally broke the deadlock in the tie with a brilliant finish low into De Gea's bottom left-hand corner. His goals earned the Spanish club a place in the quarterfinals and ensured that no opponent will under-estimate him in the next round.

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