Manchester United Fans Fume After Liverpool Defeat
Michael Carrick may have garnered a reputation as one of Manchester United's most reliable players during his decade at Old Trafford but tonight the midfielder was culpable for gifting Liverpool their second goal during another miserable night for Louis Van Gaal's men.
The England international's attempt at clearing a cross was dreadful, gifting the ball to Adam Lallana, who squared the ball for Roberto Firmino, who increased the Reds' lead in the Europa League tie.
And United fans were quick to chastise Carrick for his error:
I'm really looking forward to Carrick's post-match interview: "It was not the result we're after, we'll pick our heads up and go again."- Liam (@OffsideLiam) March 10, 2016
Can't wait for Carrick's weekly "we'll bounce back from this" comments.- SatNav (@SatNavScholesy) March 10, 2016
When the ball comes anywhere near Carrick pic.twitter.com/Sl8DfB7q1C- Chanuzaj (@Chana9MUFC) March 10, 2016
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Has Carrick ever played centre back for >60 mins in a game without making an error which leads to a goal?- Paul (@UtdRantcast) March 10, 2016
Playing midfielders at the back has cost us again what a joke that was from Carrick just get rid of it man!- Andrew whyment (@andywhyment81) March 10, 2016
Jesus, why does Van Gaal persist with using Carrick in defence? He was part of the #mufc defence rhat conceded three at Fulham in 2009.- Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) March 10, 2016
The weight of that pass by Carrick. Majestic. Hard to believe he's not Scholes.- Red (@ThatBoyGiggsy) March 10, 2016
How did we keep Carrick and sell Fletcher lmao- Juan Mata (@JuanMataTouch) March 10, 2016
HT: Carrick comes on at CB- Maddie (@MaddieMUFC) March 10, 2016
73: Carrick mistake 2-0
LVG is a genius