‘Saliba just doesn’t drop’: Gary Neville ‘blames’ William Saliba for Rashford’s first goal

Sportarsh Team
Sportarsh Team
2 Min Read

Former Manchester United player Gary Neville has singled out William Saliba for Rashford’s first goal.

Also Read: Rugby star Gareth Thomas sued for £150,000 by ex-lover for concealing his HIV status and failing to “take reasonable care” before transmitting the virus to him

Despite being the better team, Arsenal lost their unbeaten streak to Manchester United at Old Trafford yesterday. The Gunners had chances to put the game to bed but failed to capitalize.

United were second fiddle, but they capitalized on their opportunities. Rashford’s two quick counter-attacking goals ended Arsenal’s hopes of a comeback.

Also Read: ‘It’s soft, in my era it’s not a foul’: Roy Keane lashes out at referee Paul Tierney and VAR following Arsenal’s defeat at Old Trafford

Erikson’s line-breaking pass put Rashford through, and the English forward calmly dispatched. But, according to Neville, William Saliba could have done more to stop Rashford.

He stated on Sky Sports:

“I was just talking about Arsenal’s midfield but they get counter-punched, they give the ball away and it’s that combination, Eriksen into Fernandes and it’s that run from Rashford.”

“Saliba just doesn’t drop, sort his feet up quick enough, originally I thought he got it stuck under his feet, he’s through, but this first touch isn’t brilliant and it’s that little deflection that might help him in the end, takes it over Ramsdale.”

TAGGED:
Share this Article
Leave a comment