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McTominay doesn’t know why his team lost against the Wolves

WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: Chris Smalling of Manchester United and Scott McTominay of Manchester United look dejected following their sides defeat in the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux on April 02, 2019 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
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The 22-year-old midfielder cannot explain why the Red Devils lost against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux stadium on Tuesday.

Manchester United lost 2-1 against Wolverhampton Wanderers yesterday in the English Premier League.

22-year-old midfielder Scott McTominay scored on that game the only goal for the Red Devils, but Diogo Jota and a Chris Smalling own goal gave the Wolves a victory.

“It was a strange night,” the Scotland international told RTÉ Sport.

“I was sat with the boys in the changing room thinking: ‘How have we not won that game?'”

“But goals change games and we were so unfortunate tonight. We played so well in the first half an hour and we didn’t quite react as well to their goal as we normally would do,” he added.

“For the first hour, we were in good nick. We were looking forward, we had so many chances, and the game just changed so quick.”

“I thought we handled it quite well, but it’s never easy to go down to 10 men and they can switch the ball and keep it,” the youngster said.

“It was difficult to get pressure on the ball as we did in the first 25 minutes. I did think we started so well tonight and our intentions were clear.”

“The way we set out to press them, and they were panicking in the first half whenever they got the ball. It’s a difficult one to take, but one we’ll reflect on and come back better (for) in the future,” he continued.

“It’s so important for you to get off and running for your football club.”

“You watch players like [Paul] Scholes and [Michael] Carrick and midfield players like that coming through and that’s who you want to emulate,” McTominay concluded.

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