HERE was no grim reaper in evidence like United’s last visit to Goodison – this was just grim.
ThThThThThThThe skeletal fifififigure of death that haunted David Moyes in the crowd 12 months ago in the last throes of his Reds life wasn’t brought out of the closet to taunt Louis van Gaal.
Had this kind of performance been going on for the last couple of months instead of an encouraging renaissance then the costume and scythe could well have been making a comeback.
ThThis was a backward step display from United which brings the prospect of a Champions League qualififififififififififififier early next season ever closer.
From cementing a comfortable place in the top three on the back of a six- match winning run, United’s position has been weakened after the wheels came offff at Chelsea.
Old Trafffffford boss Van Gaal curiously argued that his side’s Stamford Bridge display was one of the best of the season.
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