Manchester United might have gotten an exhilarating win at Brighton this weekend but it surely solely papers over the cracks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s group has.
Bruno Fernandes’ penalty within the TENTH minute of stoppage-time secured a dramatic 3-2 victory in a loopy recreation on the Amex Stadium.
The Pink Devils seemed set for a win with Marcus Rashford’s beautiful solo aim giving them a 2-1 lead however Solly March’s equalised with a late header.
Simply after the referee initially blew the full-time whistle, United got a penalty after a VAR assessment adjudged Neal Maupay to have dealt with Harry Maguire’s goalbound header, which Fernandes caught away.
Earlier, Maguire acquired on the scoresheet in reply to Maupay’s early spot-kick however regardless of Maguire’s success serving to United rating, he and the remainder of the United defenders struggled.
Brighton hit the woodwork a file 5 occasions within the match, with the United defence trying shaky plenty of occasions.
Maguire has struggled to stay as much as the hefty £80m worth United forked out for him in 2019, however talkSPORT host Tony Cascarino believes the membership have to do extra to assist their participant out.
On what to do about Maguire, he advised the Weekend Sports activities Breakfast: “They want somebody alongside Harry… if he will get turned they actually do get in bother and are chasing again.
“Victor Lindelof’s not dangerous however I don’t suppose he’s the standard of a profitable Manchester United group.”
Cascarino’s feedback echo what Previous Trafford legend Rio Ferdinand advised talkSPORT a day earlier.
“I’ve been banging the drum for a very long time about shopping for a centre-half,” he stated.
“It’s not going to resolve each drawback but it surely’s one of many greatest issues.
“There’s no dominant centre-half which makes the opposition suppose, ‘I’m going to should do one thing at the moment to get any change out of him’.
“You want that if you happen to’re going to win something,” including that RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano is a participant who springs to thoughts.
“Upamecano is younger, good on the ball, athletic, sturdy, cellular, performs each recreation. He’s one you may see coming in proper now.”