Luke Shaw’s View On Why Manchester United Lost 7-0 to Liverpool
Luke Shaw admits that complacency was the cause of Manchester United’s humiliating 7-0 defeat against Liverpool. The Red Devils were crushed by their fierce rivals, with six goals conceded in the second half.
Shaw’s careless pass gave Liverpool an opening, which set the wheels in motion for United’s collapse. However, the left-back didn’t mention his own performance, instead highlighting that the entire team had lost their intensity since their Carabao Cup final win.
Shaw has acknowledged that the team’s standards have slipped and that they haven’t been playing at their usual level in the last few games.
He stated that United showed no personality or mentality and that they need to be better when big teams like Liverpool come to town.
The left-back emphasized that the team cannot afford to let one result derail their entire season, as they are in a good place right now. He also admitted that the 7-0 loss was embarrassing, disgraceful, and unacceptable.
United had every reason to be happy after winning the Carabao Cup last week, their first silverware in six years. They followed up that victory with a hard-fought 3-1 win against West Ham in the FA Cup, but it was a flat performance, and Roy Keane called out the celebratory atmosphere at Old Trafford before the game.
However, the 7-0 defeat to Liverpool was a real wake-up call for the club. It has cast a gloomy cloud over United, and they will now need to knuckle down with renewed focus.
While they should have done this ahead of the Liverpool game, sometimes it takes a jolt to remind them of what is necessary, and they got an almighty shock to the system at the weekend.