As has been the case throughout Louis van Gaal's time at the club, whenever Manchester United start to look like they're capable of achieving something, the team falls apart.
On the back of three good performances -- with United playing attacking football against Derby, Stoke and Chelsea -- Van Gaal's men just didn't show up at the Stadium of Light and lost 2-1 against Sunderland. As was the case with David Moyes, who seemed to break a long-standing record every week, the Dutchman has now overseen...
Manchester United right-back Matteo Darmian suffered a dislocated shoulder in the 2-1 defeat to Sunderland and will be out for "several weeks."
Darmian landed awkwardly after colliding in the air with goal scorer Wahbi Khazri and immediately called for medical attention.
He was replaced shortly after by 21-year-old academy graduate Donald Love and manager Louis van Gaal confirmed in his postmatch news conference that the Italian would be out for some time.
Louis van Gaal confirms...
Louis van Gaal admitted that his side could not cope with Sunderland's aggression as they slipped to a 2-1 defeat at the Stadium of Light.
Lamine Kone's header helped Sunderland to the win as he powered Wahbi Khazri's 82nd-minute corner towards David de Gea. The ball then ricocheted between the goalkeeper and Anthony Martial on the line before ending up in the back of the net. It was officially credited as a De Gea own goal.
Earlier Martial had cancelled out Khazri's third-minute opener.