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Manchester United slain by ManCity 1-4, Neville: Useless and embarrassing

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Monday, 7 March 2022 – 08:54 WIB

VIVA – Two former Manchester United captains, Gary Neville and Roy Keane accused Ralf Rangnick’s side of ‘tossing the towel’ or giving up in the 4-1 loss in the Manchester derby against hosts Manchester City on Sunday night 6 March 2022.

MU played well in the first half by trailing 1-2 at halftime. But United lost ground after Riyad Mahrez scored City’s third goal and that attitude angered the two former Red Devils captains.

“Manchester United’s response when they went down 1-3 was embarrassing. 92 per cent possession for ManCity? They gave up,” Neville told Sky Sports as quoted by Reuters, Monday 7 March 2022.

“They just walked around the pitch. Nothing good enough. No complaints. ManCity were amazing. But as a Manchester United fan, it’s a shame.”

“The score doesn’t matter. The response at 1-3 down is the problem. They’ve already thrown in the towel. At the end of the game, Manchester United finished like useless people. They were a disgrace in the last 25 minutes.”

Keane focused his criticism on the players rather than Rangnick’s decision to put midfielders Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba in attack.

Former Manchester United player and Aston Villa assistant coach Roy Keane

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