Manchester United lost 2-0 to Manchester City at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday. Bruno Fernandes was not pleased with their performance
Bruno Fernandes, Manchester United’s ace, has spoken out after Saturday’s defeat to Manchester City. He insists that he and his teammates must win. “speak less and do more”.
Pep Guardiola’s side beat the Red Devils comfortably at Old Trafford 2-0 after an Eric Bailly goal and a Bernardo Silva strike.
Fernandes spoke to Sky Sports and said: “We have to speak less and do more.
“The same thing I’m saying. Because this has been done many times before, we must change. We did not do enough.
“If you want to be on the exact same level as them [City]They showed us that we’re not on the same level.
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“Everyone has to look at themselves. You have to look in the mirror at what you are doing wrong. You cannot change the mentality of anyone else, you have to look at yourself and understand what you can do better.”
Fernandes wasn’t proud of City’s victory, failing to stop Bailly from scoring his own goal and showing little urgency at midfield.
Pundit Graeme Souness slammed Portugal’s performance during the break. He claimed he didn’t do the Portuguese’s second half. “job”.
Ex-Liverpool manager: “It’s a simple thing but fundamental – stop the cross. Do your mate in the middle of the goal a favour by stopping the cross.
“That was a joke. The second goal came from the same people not doing their jobs.”
Fernandes was also attacked by Gary Neville (Man Utd legend), who highlighted his woeful performance against City during commentary.
Retired defender: “Fernandes has lost the ball and chased after it, leaving his position. So emotional Bruno Fernandes.
“He is way too emotional. You can’t win with emotion, I promise.”
Man Utd’s loss leaves them in fifth place in the Premier League table. They are nine points behind leaders Chelsea, three behind West Ham in fourth and three behind West Ham in fifth.
Red Devils have just four points in their five last league games. They have fixtures against Villarreal (Chelsea), Arsenal and Chelsea coming up after the international break.
Many fans and critics call for Ole Gunnar Soslkjaer, the manager of the team, to be fired after their poor start to this season and substantial summer investment.
United signed Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane and Jadon Sancho during the recent transfer window, with the latter failing to score a goal or produce an assist since his £73million move from Borussia Dortmund.
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Roy Keane, United legend said that Roy Keane had evaluated the team’s performance and concluded: “The difference in class, quality, decision making, everything. It was men against boys.
“United are so horrible it’s amazing Phil Foden stated that it is a difficult place to live. It is not. Ask Everton. Ask Aston Villa. Ask Liverpool.
“Ole has to take responsibility. I’ve defended him. They need to get more out of these players. Some of them just aren’t up to playing for Manchester United.”