Laura Woods bantering Rio Ferdinand meant the evaluation of Manchester United’s stunning defending started on a lighter be aware.
It was one other horror present on the again for the Purple Devils, who suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at house to Galatasaray within the Champions League on Tuesday night time.
However earlier than the TNT Sports activities punditry crew dived into the place all of it went flawed for Erik ten Hag’s males, former talkSPORT host Woods could not resist telling a jokey fib to get an increase out of the Man United legend.
She mentioned: “Is that defence in entrance of him that dangerous? You mentioned to me a minute in the past, ‘I am the most effective defender the Premier League’s ever seen!'”
An amused Ferdinand responded: “These lies are popping out thick and quick.”
Fellow Man United icon and former teammate of Ferdinand’s Scholes joined in on the jokes, including: “I heard him!”
However for Man United there’s nothing to snicker as they continue to be on zero factors from two Champions League outings this season and have suffered their sixth defeat in ten appearances this time period.
All of Galatasaray’s objectives might’ve been averted with their first seeing Wilfried Zaha benefiting from indecisive play by Diogo Dalot and Andre Onana earlier than placing the ball within the internet.
The second noticed the Turkish facet carve Man United open as Muhammed Kerem Aktürkoğlu slotted into the nook of the web, whereas Purple Devils goalkeeper Andre Onana was responsible of happening early earlier than Mauro Icardi dinked within the winner.
Onana’s earlier howler additionally led to Casemiro getting despatched off because the Cameroonian’s informal cross was performed straight to Dries Mertens and in an try and win the ball earlier than Mertens took the shot, Casemiro went by means of the Belgian and conceded a penalty, which was subsequently missed.
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And Ferdinand admits he was anxious by the shortage of management proven on the again from his former membership.
He mentioned: “Whenever you concede objectives and rating objectives I imagine it is the crew, however people do have moments.
“I imagine that you simply want organisers on the again, whether or not it is your goalkeeper or one among your centre halves who communicates.
“With two of these objectives, particularly, there was no management in that backline, no controlling the state of affairs.”
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