Manchester United were humiliatingly knocked out of the Champions League by Sevilla, as the conservative tactics consistently used by Jose Mourinho were exposed.
BT Sport pundits, Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand, accordingly broken down all aspects of the widely anticipated match, questioning mainly the winter signing Alexis Sanchez and the unfruitful tactics.
Ferdinand seemed to be highly concerned about the Sanchez situation, considering the series of meagre performances the talented forward has been exhibiting.
Rio stated: “It wasn’t just Sanchez. The whole eleven was shocking. The attitude just seemed off, lethargic. If you are a team at home, the onus on your is to attack and away the advantage from the opposing team and I thought the team started conservative.
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“Whether they were put out there to play like that or just they felt that way, this team looked like a team that didn’t have it in them to win this game. We were waiting to be taken off our feet and it just didn’t happen.”
Scholes primarily questioned the gaffer’s decision to start Marouane Fellaini, and further criticized his move to switch Marcus Rashford onto the right side, despite the overwhelming flair the forward showcased when deployed on the left against Liverpool.
“Rashford was frightening on that left side on Saturday, but he moved him to bring Sanchez into what he thinks is his best position,”the legendary midfielder…