Photos: Louis van Gaal looks beaten as Man United lose to Stoke

Louis van Gaal looks like a beaten man during Man United's 2-0 loss to Stoke City

Louis van Gaal experienced a tough Boxing Day afternoon on the bench as Manchester United lost 2-0 to Stoke City.

Former Barcelona striker Bojan edged the Potters into an early lead after the pint-sized forward capitalised on a mistake from Memphis Depay.

Stoke playmaker Marko Arnautovic doubled the home side’s advantage with a brilliant second goal before half-time at The Britannia.

Van Gaal’s side have lost their last three Premier League games and United are winless in their last five games in all competitions.

Jose Mourinho has been linked with the 64-year-old’s position at Old Trafford after he was sacked by defending champions Chelsea earlier this month.

And Van Gaal looked like a man under serious pressure during United’s 2-0 defeat at Stoke on Boxing Day afternoon.

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