Man Utd was held by Everton despite leading 2-0 on February 6.  Photo: Reuters.

Rio Ferdinand: ‘Man Utd often shoots himself in the foot’


Former Man Utd midfielder Rio Ferdinand said that the old team lost its advantage in the Premier League title race.

“You can’t justify that. Man Utd used to be at the top of the table. Looking at the results they had at that time, I was excited. When in that position, Man Utd needed to sublimate. When the opportunity arises. But the problem is we let the opportunity slip through our hands, “Ferdinand told on the show. Rio Ferdinand Presents FIVE.

Man Utd was held by Everton despite leading 2-0 on February 6. Image: Reuters

Before a trip to Liverpool on January 17, Man Utd topped the Premier League table. But since then, they have drawn three of their last five games, against Liverpool, Arsenal and Everton. The resulting circuit made Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s teachers and students five points behind Man City despite kicking more than one game.

“You can see Man City full of experience. They smell the weakening of their opponents and move silently forward. Man Utd slips. Occasionally, they shoot themselves in the leg and can’t get things in the right direction. We lost our advantage on our own, simply like that, “said Ferdinand.

“I will knock Man Utd out of the championship race until they change their habits and find some stability. But I’ve seen more than enough to believe Man Utd can make a 10 or 15 win streak. They always make mistakes, “the 42-year-old former player lost faith in the old team.

At 2:30 tomorrow, February 10, according to Hanoi time, Man Utd will host West Ham in the FA Cup fifth round. A victory in this match, if it comes true, will give Man Utd more spirit on the next stage where they face Man City on March 6. But West Ham is not easily bullied. The away team is flying high in the Premier League when ranked sixth with 39 points from 23 games.

* Fixture – English Premier League results
* Premier League scoreboard

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