Manchester United Suffer Shock 1-2 Defeat Against Crystal Palace; Fans Post Funny Memes and Jokes After Another Disappointing Result by The Red Devils
Patrick van Aanholt Scores the Winning Goal For Crystal Palace Against Manchester United (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

Manchester United slumped to their first defeat in English Premier League season 2019-20 after losing 1-2 against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on August 24 (Saturday). It was also United’s first defeat at home this season and first to Palace at Old Trafford since 1989. Patrick van Aanholt scored the winning goal for Palace after new United signing Daniel James had cancelled Jordan Ayew’s opener with a sensational flick from inside the Palace penalty box. But United’s loss, after beginning the season with a thumping 4-0 victory over Chelsea, set twitter blazing, with fans finding new memes on jokes on another United downfall. Alexis Sanchez Transfer News: Manchester United Forward Plays Friendly Behind Closed Doors Ahead of Proposed Loan Move to Inter Milan.

Palace forward Ayew had given the visitors a shock lead against the run of play after Jeffrey Schlupp sent him clear on goal from goalkeeper Vicente Guaita’s long kick in 32nd minute. The goal came as a surprise for both the set of fans at Old Trafford especially with United controlling the tempo of the ball. Marcus Rashford was also guilty of missing a penalty when his spot-kick ricocheted off the post in the second half.

Leaving it Late...

Patrick van Aanholt Scores the Winner

But despite their dominance on the ball, the home side failed to produce goals on the score sheet until some quick and clever play between their forward three saw James equalise. ‘Fergie time goal’, screamed the commentator on-air as James pulled United back into the game. But Palace produced their own 'Fergie time' with Aanholt scoring an extra-time winner. Take a look at some of the tweets and memes that flooded Twitter immediately after United's shock home defeat.

Van Aanholt Highlights

Man United Fans Wishing for Chelsea to Return

Epic Reaction!!

Manchester United Fans After Defeat To Crystal Palace

Everyone Wants to Cry

They're All Rubbish!

Meanwhile Other Top EPL Clubs

When Can We Start Laughing Again?

Crystal Palace and Chelsea Player's Reactions

He is In Severe Pain

Romelu Lukaku Right Now

United began their season on a high after thrashing Chelsea 4-0 at home in their season opener but has since then played 1-1 drab against Wolves before losing to Palace. The Red Devils are currently placed fifth in the points table with four points from three games, while Crystal Palace climbed to top 10 in the standings following their maiden win this season.