Man Utd Fans Spot The Difference Between Anthony Martial And Bruno Fernandes' 'Work Ethic'
Eagle-eyed Manchester United fans have summed up the difference between Anthony Martial and Bruno Fernandes' work ethic in a viral clip.
United suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to bottom of the table Sheffield United on Wednesday evening and Martial's performance was a talking point.
The forward saw himself accused of a lack of effort throughout the game and one passage of play has compared him to Fernandes.
Martial lost possession in the Blades half and threw his arms up in frustration as Ethan Ampadu carried it out from the back.
Fernandes wasn't having any of it however and chased Ampadu into the United half to successfully win the ball back.
The 26-year-old's effort wasn't overlooked and despite having a poor game himself, there is a "difference between playing bad while not working hard and playing bad."
One user commented: "It's hard for Bruno to have a good game when the striker doesn't move though. You can see the difference when Cavani is on because he has a target that's gonna make runs."
A second added: "I'm not fussed if Bruno has an off game coz he produces the goods the rest of the time and always gives 110%. Martial barely gave 10% today."
Another stated: "Time for Martial to be moved on and a real striker to be brought in."
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United legend Rio Ferdinand provided punditry for the game and slammed Martial as well as Nemanja Matic for Oliver Burke's winner.
"It's about the reaction, and I want you to see in a minute, Martial, where he ends up when the ball gets around the penalty box for Man United," Ferdinand fumed while analysing the goal.
"He ambles back. I want to see a reaction of him sprinting back. Jogging. In yesteryear that doesn't happen.
"They get back here. Look, there's Martial, two or three passes have gone on he's still jogging back, ambling back. I want to see intensity. Matic should be doing the same.
"And it's not just about Martial. It's not just about him. I could pick a couple out here, and I will. [David] de Gea should clear his lines, get it out of the stadium.
"The ball goes to [John Lundstram], please, I'm begging you [Matic], get out. Show me your reaction and intensity. Get out and get the ball. He has his hands behind his back which I hate, too.
"Martial, please sprint to him. Please go out there and affect the man on the ball. He doesn't.
"Please, Mr Matic. Get out there and affect the ball. This is like two, or three passes on the ground."
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