Former England full-back Gary Neville has slammed Manchester United after their ‘depressing’ performance against Leicester City.
Man United were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in what should have been a must-win game for The Red Devils, given the gap they are behind top-four favourites Arsenal and Tottenham.
United were dreadful in the first half, which was obvious, but started putting pressure on the visitors after they went behind midway through the second half.
Kelechi Iheanacho opened the scoring with a great header from inside the penalty box but Manchester United responded quickly through a rebound effort from Fred.
Both sides got a few chances to get the match-winning goal but failed to get any into the back of the net, though Leicester City had their second goal controversially disallowed by the VAR.
Despite United’s resurgence late in the second half, Gary Neville was still not impressed by his former club’s performance, insisting that they were ‘depressing’ to watch when they were out of possession.
His comments came after he had slammed Man United’s first-half performance whilst the game was yet to take shape.
“Manchester United are absolutely toothless,” said Neville. “It’s pathetically slow.”
Bruno Fernandes somewhat disagreed with Gary Neville, insisting that none of his team-mates lacked intensity against The Foxes.
After the final whistle, the Portuguese midfielder told Sky Sports: “Everyone gave everything. I don’t believe there’s anyone who didn’t give everything in the game.
“Nobody lacked intensity. We have to keep fighting. We know our chances. As I said before, we have to keep looking at our own games.”