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Manchester United player ratings vs Man City: Anthony Martial and Aaron Wan-Bissaka poor

Dean Henderson

Helpless in conceding first goal of competition as Stones fumbled home. Stunning save to prevent Riyad Mahrez scoring a fine second. Stranded as Fernandinho drilled in to seal City win. 6

Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Effectively assisted Fernandinho for City’s second ten minutes from time with horrific clearance. Troubled by Foden throughout and showed no attacking ambition. 3

Victor Lindelof

Looked assured in early stages but isn’t as imposing at the back as Maguire’s more effective partner Eric Bailly who was dropped. 5

Harry Maguire

Accountable for City’s opener as he was caught completely static for the set-piece goal. Defended stoutly in first-half but his efforts were in vain. 5

Luke Shaw

Recovered well to tame Sterling despite being too narrow on occasions. Lost Stones ball watching for City’s winner. Not as ambitious on the overlap as in recent performances. 4

Fred

Diligent in defence but needed to release ball quicker for attackers. Surprisingly not substituted earlier after receiving second-half yellow. 6

Scott McTominay

Silly foul conceded free-kick that led to City’s decisive goal. Not penetrative enough in possession and subbed for Greenwood as Solskjaer targeted equaliser. 4

Bruno Fernandes

Careless at times after picking up good positions. Drew magnificent first-half save from Zach Steffen. 4

Paul Pogba

Not as effective from the left as he was against Aston Villa. Lacked quality and decision making was uncharacteristically poor. 4

Marcus Rashford

Caused problems for Zinchenko in first-half but starved of good opportunities as he faded after the break. 4

Anthony Martial

Impotent leading the line which has not been uncommon in recent weeks. Solskjaer would have loved to utilise Cavani on this occasion. 4

Substitutes

Mason Greenwood

Should have been introduced earlier. No chance of sparking unlikely comeback and barely involved. 5

Donny van de Beek

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4 responses to “Manchester United player ratings vs Man City: Anthony Martial and Aaron Wan-Bissaka poor”

  1. Roger kimberley says:

    Martial is just not good enough he has no control he can’t hold the ball and when he loses the ball he just starts pulling socks up in stead of chasing back just not good enough

    • Francois says:

      Martial and Fred should both be disposed of,simply not good enough to be Man United players.Manager should also be replace,under his management United won’t win any silverware.He’s substitution don’t make any sense,i don’t know what game he’s whatsing

  2. Tobi Oshin says:

    Sometimes I wonder if ole really knows what’s good for the team…telles missed, bailey really missed, we have a very wonderful right winger in pellistri, then there goes the real deal Donny who has been strangely benched Everytime for no particular reason.. Gosh..oh man united

  3. Stephen John Kershaw says:

    Where to start? FRED what is he about,he runs about and ,,,,,,, not a lot, MARTIAL wow, the Guy needs a Rocket” and then some,why the hell didnt BAILLY play?hes in form and Victor is a lightweight”.Where was DONNY?that sub for 5 mins was a joke, BRUNO looked shattered and peed off to say the least,CAVANI” we need you back ASAP, 2 wnnable games now,cmon you REDS “