Harry Maguire Brutally Mocked For 'Awful Defending' Against Burnley
Manchester United fans brutally mocked Harry Maguire for his role in Burnley's opening goal during their Premier League clash.
Burnley went 1-0 up just before the break after Chris Wood fired home from close range after losing Maguire, who came under heavy criticism for his defending.
Burnley take the lead at Old Trafford! :open_mouth:
Chris Wood gets on the end of Ben Mee's flick on and the Clarets rejoice!
Goal number :keycap_ten: for the season! :clap: pic.twitter.com/P6v719LnI0
- Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) January 22, 2020
The United skipper failed to track Wood's run before losing him. Fans mercilessly took to social media to vent their frustration about their club captain.
I'm starting to think we overpaid for Harry Maguire.
By about £75m.
- James (@writtenoff_mufc) January 22, 2020
Harry Maguire is the captain of this club:sob::sob:average player man
- . (@ftblfinV2) January 22, 2020
:notes: 80 million down the drain as Harry Maguire fucks up again :notes:
- Sjobis:beginner: (@UTDSjobis) January 22, 2020
Harry Maguire the £80m man is to blame
Couldn't do some basic defending
Never rated him, never will rate him
- Manchesterspeak (@Manchesterspeak) January 22, 2020
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Harry Maguire has some sort of allergy to keeping his man on a set piece I think. Only explanation.
- ً (@UtdHenry) January 22, 2020
Another set piece
Look at the fucking state of Harry Maguire
- Mark (@utd_mark) January 22, 2020
"What is Maguire doing there? Runs them on and is then so weak," one social media user wrote.
A second tweeted: "Chris Wood absolutely had Harry Maguire there."
A third tweeted: "Harry Maguire is a Championship defender. Shocking."
Rio Ferdinand also pulled no punches on his assessment of United's £80 million player.
"What are you doing there, Maguire? He doesn't anticipate it," he said on BT Sports. "You can't be that far off and allow that space. [He is] not close enough and [gets punished]. That's too easy."
United went onto lose 2-0 at home to Burnley as the Reds endure their worst season in 30 years.
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