After a tale of two halves, RDA attempt to rate the performances of the Manchester United squad that put together an astonishing 3-2 comeback in the second half. However, the abysmal showing in the first half cannot be ignored…
We don’t make it easy for ourselves do we?
Yesterday’s fixture marked the first time in history that a United team found themselves 2-0 down in ten minutes at Old Trafford. Mourinho loves breaking records, doesn’t he?
Nevertheless, through sheer grit and determination, the Red Devils managed to make up for the woeful defending in the first half with 3 quick goals in the final 20 minutes of the game to seal the win.
Find out how each player fared under our microscope…
David De Gea – 6
Although he did concede 2 goals, both can be blamed on the bungling back line ahead of him. The Spaniard also managed a point-blank save against Newcastle’s Yoshinori Muto in the first half to keep United in the game.