Michael Owen reacts to embarrassing Manchester United defeat, Gary Lineker has message for manager

Louis van Gaal

Manchester United have suffered a 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth in the Premier League this evening.

Michael Owen has taken to social networking site Twitter to criticise Manchester United’s performance against Bournemouth away from home this evening.

United slumped to a 2-1 defeat to the Cherries at the Vitality Stadium in the Premier League.

Junior Stanislas put the home team in the lead after just two minutes, only for Marouane Fellaini to restore parity for Red Devils on 24 minutes.

Bournemouth went 2-1 up on 54 minutes when Joshua King found the target, and Eddie Howe’s side retained the lead for the rest of the match.

Former United striker Owen was following the match, and he was far from impressed with Louis van Gaal’s side performance.

“Not sure things can get much worse for United fans,” added the former England international striker on Sportlobster.com. “Over a quarter of a billion spent under LVG's reign. Credit to Bournemouth but this is embarrassing.”

Tottenham Hotspur legend Gary Lineker was also following the match, and he has this piece of advice for Van Gaal.

The defeat means that United are now fourth in the Premier League table with 29 points from 16 matches, three points behind leaders Manchester City.

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