Manchester United fans react on Twitter to Palace win: 'Van Persie & Januzaj must be dropped'

United supporters are not best pleased with the duo's current form.

Manchester United's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace brought two positives: a clean sheet and three points.

Beyond that, however, it was a struggle for United supporters to find much to cheer about. The defence impressed - but against a side that was poor going forward.

And, speaking of being poor going forward, Louis van Gaal's men were no better themselves until match-winner Juan Mata came on in the second half.

“In the first half, we gave only one chance away and it was a miscommunication between McNair and Blind,” Van Gaal told MUTV after the narrow victory. “But, in the second half, we scored and that is the most important thing.

“After that, we tried to kill the game, we had to kill the game for the first time. So I am very happy. In spite of the fact we killed the game, we created a lot of chances. Rooney could have scored, Mata could have scored for the second time and van Persie also.

"We did it well because three points was very important. Now we have an international break after a victory, which is always better.”

The Man United boss's comments were hardly full of joy and rightly so. Several performers let him down at Old Trafford, with two in particular frustrating fans.

Indeed, experienced striker Robin van Persie and youngster Adnan Januzaj have underwhelmed in recent weeks. And, on Twitter after the Crystal Palace win, United fans called for action:

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