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Manchester United exited the Champions League after suffering a mortifying 1-2 loss to Sevilla at Old Trafford last night.

Wissam Ben Yedder’s brace helped the visitors secure a place in the quarter-finals of the European tournament while the major share of criticism was borne by Red Devils’ boss, Jose Mourinho.

However, one of his stars believe’s that it wasn’t the Special One’s fault only, but instead ‘something was wrong with some players’.

United’s only goal-scorer for the night, Romelu Lukaku, seemed to be more disappointed than any of his teammates after the humbling loss and didn’t hold back while expressing his distress during the post-match interview.

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The Belgian striker bluntly pointed out that some of his comrades were ‘hiding’ as he talked to BT Sport after the match.

“Something was wrong with some players, some players were hiding,” Lukaku said.


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“I think we started the game well, but then we let them get a bit of control in the game. We had a few half-chances but we didn’t score.

“Then they scored the first goal and from that moment on, we tried to chase the game. Then they scored the second one which was a big blow. At the end, we kept pushing, but it was not enough. We should have done much better today because, with the quality that we have in the team, I think we should have gone through….

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