Moyes: Utd unlucky to lose

Manchester United gaffer, David Moyes felt the 2-1 away loss against Stoke at the Britannia Stadium was to swallow as he felt his side “could not have been more unlucky” in a 2-1 defeat at Stoke, their eighth league loss of the season.

The current Epl champions slumped to their 8th loss of the season courtesy of two Charlie Adam’s goal.

“I don’t know what we have to do to win,” Moyes said after the game. “I thought we were extremely unlucky.

“We played well but for their first goal it was an incredible deflection and the second was a worldy.”

New ┬ú37m signing Juan Mata, Van Persie and Rooney started together in United’s attack for the first time.

“We made numerous chances and opportunities to score, but we couldn’t take them,” Moyes added.

“Yes, Wayne went close but we also got to the byeline and cut things back three or four times without getting on the end of it, or picking anyone out in the box.

“We should have been out of sight with the amount of opportunities we had today and we only have ourselves to blame.”

United maintain the seventh spot on the table and r 13 points behind leaders Manchester City and could move to 16points if City defeats Chelsea on Monday.