Manchester United were outnumbered by their neighbors in Sunday’s derby defeat and the loss’s form has seen their players receive harsh criticism and questions regarding their attitude. surname
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Rio Ferdinand believes David de Gea is the only Manchester United player to emerge with any credit after Sunday’s derby defeat.
Red Devil suffers City of Manchester at Etihad as champions won 4-1.
But it is the losing form that has caused those on the red half of Manchester to receive heavy criticism amid some accusations that they have “give up”.
City’s dominance comes as no surprise, but they enjoyed a 15-minute period in which they had 92% of possession. That statistic doesn’t sit well with many, especially those formerly with United.
Ferdinand considered dropping out in the second half a big concern and claimed that fewer players would see their teammates take on the battle.
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He talks about Vibe with Five podcasts : “In the first half we could have said Man United were in, but in the last 20 minutes, as (expert) Roy Keane said on Sunday, and it’s very true, we learned about the players. player when the chip drops. .
“We found out what they’re actually made of and what it feels like when the player falls over and almost falls over. Who has this character?
“Who can you look in the eye and go: ‘Do I still want to fight this guy?” Maybe that didn’t happen to us today, in terms of quality, or because of missed opportunities.
“But I know that the geezer will work with me and for me and make sure we get there somehow or somehow through persistence or hard work.”
Substitutes Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard failed to impact the game when they were introduced by Ralf Rangnick.
De Gea conceded twice in each half, but was disqualified because of the way he played on his own.
Ferdinand was asked which United player he would fight alongside for success on the pitch and replied: “After those 20 minutes, I won’t come up with many names. Maybe David de Gea, but will be.” different if you are a goalkeeper in that situation.
“Nobody covered themselves in glory. No one, among the players, has stepped on that pitch in the last 20 minutes (covered themselves in glory).”
The defeat further dampened United’s hopes of finishing in the top four and qualifying for next season Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Raphael Varane were notable absences at the Etihad, while Roy Keane questioned the Portuguese’s reason for his absence.
He said: “We talk about how Ronaldo is a machine and very rarely gets injured … it doesn’t affect me.”
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