Manchester United F.C. Humiliated by MK Dons in League Cup

Manchester United F.C. lost 4-0 against third-division Milton Keynes Dons to crash out of the League Cup.

updated: August 27, 2014 08:04 IST
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MK Dons English striker Benik Afobe (2nd R) celebrates with teamates after scoring their fourth goal during the English League Cup second round match against Manchester United.


Milton Keynes: Manchester United sank to new depths on Tuesday when they crashed out of the League Cup in the second round following a 4-0 defeat at third-division Milton Keynes Dons.

United had announced the signing of Angel di Maria from Real Madrid in a British-record £59.7 million ($98 million, 75 million euros) deal shortly before kick-off, but they were brought down to earth with a painful bump as a second-string team fell apart at Stadium MK.

Will Grigg scored either side of half-time for the League One side before substitute Benik Afobe added a brace of his own to leave a shell-shocked Louis van Gaal still searching for his first competitive win as United manager.

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