Manchester United Legend Blasts Michael Carrick for Starting Ronaldo From the Bench Against Chelsea

Manchester United Legend Blasts Michael Carrick for Starting Ronaldo From the Bench Against Chelsea

  • Roy Keane has taken a swipe on Manchester United boss Michael Carrick for starting Cristiano Ronaldo from the bench against Chelsea
  • Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford led the Red Devils’ attack in the explosive encounter which ended 1-1 at Stamford Bridge
  • Legendary Keane was asked to share his thoughts about Ronaldo starting from the bench, and the former star expressed disappointment

A Manchester United legend Roy Keane has shared his thoughts after Cristiano Ronaldo started from the bench in their 1-1 draw with Chelsea in the Premier League, GOAL reports.

The former footballer has taken a swipe on interim boss Michael Carrick not to start the Portuguese legend having subbed-him-on in the 64th minute of the encounter.

After the final whistle of the clash, Keane was asked to share his thoughts about Cristiano Ronaldo starting from the bench.

Roy Keane
Roy Keane not impressed with how Michael Carrick benched Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo: Ash Donelon
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He said via Sport Skeeda:

"Ronaldo has not come back to Manchester United to sit on the bench. He is a world-class player. His stats since he came back to the club are ok - he has got some goals and some assists.

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"He's not come back to Manchester United to sit on the bench."

Major points of Chelsea vs Man Utd tie

United were ahead in their epic tie against Chelsea courtesy of a counterattack well executed by Jadon Sancho.

But Aaron Wan-Bissaka was penalised for kicking Thiago Silva while trying to clear the ball, but replays show referee Anthony Taylor made the right decision which infuriated Carrick.

Liverpool humiliate Southampton 4-0

Meanwhile, Liverpool put up a 5-star performance on Saturday afternoon as they humiliated Southampton 4-0, in what could be described as a one-sided affair.

Jurgen Klopp's side began the match on a blazing note and opened the scoring in the 2nd minute following an excellent build-up play straight through the middle as Andrew Robertson pulled back to Diogo Jota who tucked home.

Jota then grabbed a second goal before Thiago Alcantara and Virgil van Dijk sealed the win for the Reds.

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Klopp criticises Liverpool stars

Legit.ng earlier reported that Jurgen Klopp has taken issue with his players' display against Southampton despite bagging a huge 4-0 win over the Saints on Saturday, November 27.

Diogo Jota struck a stunning brace to hand the Reds a two-goal lead shortly after the half-hour mark, with Thiago Alacantara and Virgil van Dijk scoring in either side of the break to inspire Liverpool to victory.

But while reflecting on the victory, Klopp once again proved he is the ultimate perfectionist as he chastised his charges for giving away too many chances.

Source: SportsBrief.com