Unhappy new year for Manchester United

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Ralf Rangnick fell to his archetypal nonaccomplishment arsenic Manchester United manager aft Joao Moutinho’s 82nd infinitesimal onslaught earned Wolverhampton a 1-0 triumph successful the English Premier League connected Monday.

Outplayed for overmuch of the game, United’s players looked similar they would past for a constituent until Moutinho met a antiaircraft headed clearance with a volley from the borderline of the country that rolled wrong the post.

This was the toughest trial of Rangnick’s opening six matches successful complaint and United couldn’t get adjacent Wolves astatine times astatine Old Trafford.

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There were murmurings of discontent from the location fans, too, with immoderate jeering Rangnick’s determination to substitute Mason Greenwood conscionable earlier the hour.

United stayed successful seventh place, 22 points disconnected person Manchester City and 4 disconnected the apical four.

Rangnick, whose erstwhile league opponents included the bottommost 3 of Norwich, Newcastle and Burnley, handed a archetypal commencement successful astir 2 years successful each competitions for Phil Jones. The erstwhile England halfway backmost has struggled with a longstanding close genu wounded and was fixed a rousing ovation erstwhile helium made his archetypal clearance of the game.

Jones couldn’t people his instrumentality with a cleanable sheet, though, portion Wolves goalkeeper Jose Sa preserved his with a diving prevention to his close to support retired Bruno Fernandes' escaped footwear with 1 of the past acts of the game.

Fernandes had been the subordinate to travel connected for Greenwood and, wrong minutes, struck the crossbar with United's champion chance. Cristiano Ronaldo besides had a extremity for United disallowed for offside.

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