Paulo Dybala got the only goal of the game as Juventus ran out 1-9 winners over Manchester United. Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t score on his return to Old Trafford but did create the winner for the Argentine in the 17th minute.
Truth be told, the gulf in class between the two sides was there for all to see. The Italians ran rings around the Red Devils in the first half and enjoyed close to 70% possession.
United tried to get the equaliser with Paul Pogba smashing the post in the second half. One surprise was Jose Mourinho not using any substitutes in the game. We had Tahith Chong on the bench, but the Portuguese decided not to make any changes.
Juventus moved up to nine points from three games while United remained second after Valencia’s draw with Young Boys earlier in the evening.
The difference in the two teams got a lot of the players talking as several blamed the players for the poor performance, while some weren’t happy with the manager.
Scholes was right. You can’t win a major title with Lukaku. Same goes for Rashford.
— vidit (@LukakuFC_) October 23, 2018
We’ve won 1 out of last 7 games. I have nothing else to say. #MourinhoOut
— Rocco. (@SublimeLukaku) October 23, 2018
On my life Lukaku plays like he has Fortnite Ice blocks on his damn feet. I didn’t think it could get worse than playing football in Timberlands and Jeans. I’ve had enough of this guy chasing his touch for 90 minutes..
— CS (@V2Cenk) October 23, 2018
Announce Paulo Dybala pic.twitter.com/LDO0WHbEtD
— Sunny saharan (@Sunnysaharan111) October 23, 2018
Where were the subs.
— Ryan. 🔴 (@Vintage_Utd) October 23, 2018
Sack Jose. Terminate Lukaku, Matic & Young’s contract.
— Ali. (@UtdAIi) October 23, 2018
Sad and frustrating match just like this season so far 😒😔
— 🇬🇧🇲🇽 Yulissa Low (@YuliLow) October 23, 2018
We’ve only won 1 game in 7 matches which is embarrassing. We’re 10th and we haven’t won at home in the champions league and in the league we have a -1 goal difference.
Jose out this is disgusting. We ain’t improving just getting worse and people back this man i cba😷
— Tяυsτ №¹-Yahya™ (@RealistYahz) October 23, 2018
Mourinho when hes sacked… pic.twitter.com/WLjNvzwuc0
— Tee 🌏 (@TeganFreeston) October 23, 2018
How about we play Sanchez upfront and we bench that fraud Lukaku for the next game? Let’s put that to the test. Sanchez hasn’t found form but I’m pretty sure he will not spectate like that heavy footed giant
— Dominic (@utd_Dom) October 23, 2018
Are we not a high enough level to unlock substitutes?
— Viggy (@viggy2k) October 23, 2018