Football: Man United humiliated by MK Dons in League Cup
Published on Aug 27, 2014 6:20 AM
MILTON KEYNES, United Kingdom (AFP) - Manchester United sank to new depths on Tuesday when they crashed out of the League Cup in the second round following a 4-0 defeat at third-division Milton Keynes Dons.
United had announced the signing of Angel di Maria from Real Madrid in a British-record 59.7 million pounds (S$123.5 million) deal shortly before kick-off, but they were brought down to earth with a painful bump as a second-string team fell apart at Stadium MK.
Will Grigg scored either side of half-time for the League One side before substitute Benik Afobe added a brace of his own to leave a shell-shocked Louis van Gaal still searching for his first competitive win as United manager.
"It's a matter of making errors at the wrong moment. When you see the goals against us, we made big errors in the build-up situations that you cannot make," van Gaal told Sky Sports.
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