Manchester United Football Club dropped yet another couple of points late on in a Premier League match, and this is becoming a rather worrying trend for the Red Devils. Alright, Everton away is never an easy fixture, but you do expect the players to be able to close out a tight match.
Once again, the fault comes solely from our players, with the main culprit in this instance being Marouane Fellaini. The big Belgian gave away an absolutely daft penalty with just minutes remaining on the clock, and Leighton Baines duly slotted home to draw things up at 1-1.
Afterwards, former Red-turned-pundit Gary Neville has slammed into Manchester United’s centre-midfielder, slating him for such an idiotic moment, and you have to agree with the former right-back.
“You can see the sense behind the substitution from a manager’s point of view, but when he goes on to do an idiotic thing like that it’s just really poor,” Neville is quoted as saying on Sky Sports News’ panel after the game.
“He’s such an experienced player, he’s played here before, he knows the ground and the crowd, it’s a poor individual moment.
“It’s no reflection on the manager, he has made the substitution for the right reasons and he has been let down by his player.”
Fellaini really hasn’t helped out his teammates and manager. To be honest, our whole season was summed up perfectly in that one moment of madness – and conceding late on is becoming a worrying trend for Manchester United Football Club at the moment.
As Neville says, Fellaini is an experienced player, and to do something so daft, so late on in a match is a monumental error on his part. I suspect Jose will be absolutely livid with him, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see him dropped from the squad for United’s game against Zorya Luhansk on Thursday.