Tottenham blame De Gea for 1-0 defeat to Manchester United

Tottenham Hotspur have admitted that they lost 1-0 to Manchester United on Sunday, because they failed to find a way past their goalkeeper, David De Gea.

A tweet on Spurs’ official handle after the game read: “FULL-TIME: We’re unable to find a way past De Gea in the second half and United take the points on a frustrating afternoon at Wembley. #COYS”

De Gea was in sensational form for the Red Devils, who claimed their sixth consecutive win under interim boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The Spaniard made a remarkable 11 saves during the Wembley, the highest ever in a Premier League clash, to deny Dele Alli, Harry Kane and Fernando Llorente.

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The win took United to 41 points in sixth place, but level with Arsenal who are above them on goals difference.

Spurs are third with 48 points.

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