Remembering When Chris Smalling Attempted To Hit Juan Mata's Target
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Chris Smalling trying to hit Juan Mata's target during a club challenge pretty much sums him up right about now.
Manchester United slipped up at Newcastle United after Rafa Benitez's charges sprung a surprise, beating the visitors 1-0 courtesy of a second half goal from Matt Ritchie who owns sausage rolls shinpads.
Smalling's partnership with Phil Jones was even branded as disastrous by former Red Phil Neville.
His positioning, defending and distributing was awful on Sunday.
Which leads us to his feeble attempt at hitting a target in a challenge.
Smalling, accompanied with teammates Juan Mata, Marcus Rasford and Paul Pogba, took part in a target game. He called his shot, before hitting it horribly wide.
Needless to say, the United boys broke into uncontrollable laughter.
With Pogba's "wow, wow" reaction bloody priceless.
Smalling's performance left little to be desired.
"They were making decisions that were strange. They were making decisions all day where you were thinking: 'What are you doing?'" Neville said on Match of the Day via Mail.
And, naturally, his shocking 90-minutes got United fans talking.
We lost that game due to Chris Smalling diving and conceding a free kick. Astonishing. #mufc- United Xtra (@utdxtra) February 11, 2018
We've tried Chris Smalling as a CB for almost 7 years now and they still expect him to make smart decisions- Scammy Abraham (@Nigerianscamsss) February 11, 2018
I absolutely fucking despise Chris Smalling.- Öliver. (@UtdOliver) February 11, 2018
Chris Smalling. 8 years at Manchester United. EIGHT.- United Religion (@Unitedology) February 11, 2018
Just a reminder that we sent Axel Tuanzebe out on loan yet kept Chris Smalling.- Ryan. :red_circle: (@Vintage_Utd) February 11, 2018
Chris Smalling, a centre back, is booked for diving. Newcastle now take the lead. What a total shambles. Abysmal.- Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) February 11, 2018
Poor game, Chris. Poor game.