PHOTO: The moment Manchester United players ignored David Moyes?

David Moyes

Manchester United lost in a frustrating manner in midweek to Bayern Munich, could it have been different?


For a glorious moment it appeared Manchester United may have a hope of progressing to the Champions League semi-finals.

They were barely afforded a moment to celebrate by Bayern after Patrice Evra's strike, the Germans promptly netting three goals, the first just 22 second after the restart.

David Moyes bemoaned his team's 'schoolboy defending' after the game, and he was right to be annoyed.

The picture above illustrates the manager speaking to his players in the aftermath of United's goal, giving them instructions.

One of these was goalscorer Patrice Evra, who was beaten by Mario Mandzukic for Bayern's equaliser.

It spells out just why the Scottish manager has the right to feel frustrated with his players - a quick equaliser was not something he was not alert to himself.

It meant the Champions League semi-final draw went on without the Red Devils yesterday, and Bayern drew Real Madrid. The chance to face off against Cristiano Ronaldo once again wiped out.

The week will go down as many 'what could have been's' in United's European adventures.

For David Moyes it was just the first, but when the second chance in the Champions League will be, is anybody's guess

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