Ex-Manchester United defender Gary Neville admits he was shocked to see his former club lose 5-0 at home to Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday night.
Naby Keita, Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah (3 goals) contributed to the Reds’ victory at Old Trafford. Here with the best score of the team, which Gary admits that he was shocked by the results of this game. And thought that there would be nothing worse than this.
“I don’t think there is anything worse than today. No matter how bad it is this match or the distance between the two clubs in 45-50 years, it’s always a packed game,” Gary told Sky Sports News.
“Today it was a total shock – it couldn’t have been any worse. Because it was already a couple of weeks ago with what I would call a good half-team.
As soon as they play a good team they get dealt, torn to pieces, torn apart and I don’t think they will play like that. I think they will change the switch. But you can change the switch in a football game.”
Gary Neville was shocked to see his former club lose 5-0 to Liverpool
“ Manchester United players rarely run. They are one of the lowest running teams in the league. We know from the statistics we see every week. And there’s nothing worse than saying you’re one of the worst and it’s easy to fight. That’s a reflection of how bad the manager is. Staff and players”
‘I didn’t think they’d play like that today. Because I thought they’d flick a switch but you can’t flick a switch in football.
‘That Manchester United group of players they get out run. They’re one of the lowest running teams in the league.
‘We know that from the stats we see week in, week out. And there’s nothing worse than being told you’re one of the lowest running teams in the league and that you’re easy to play agains. But they are both and that’s a poor reflection on the manager, the staff and the players.’