Rio Ferdinand slams Man Utd loss at Young Boys and Jesse Lingard’s ‘big mistake’ as legend says ‘it’s Basaksehir once further’


RIO FERDINAND has slammed former membership Manchester United’s loss at Young Boys.

Cristiano Ronaldo gave the Red Devils the lead after merely 13 minutes in Switzerland on what appeared set to be a simple opening night time time time outing all through the Champions League.

Rio Ferdinand blasted Man Utd after they slipped to defeat at Young BoysCredit: BT Sport
Jesse Lingard's late mistake cost the Red Devils in Switzerland
Jesse Lingard’s late mistake well worth the Red Devils in SwitzerlandCredit: Rex

But United fell aside following Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s purple card for an ankle-high first half disadvantage.

Young Boys levelled ahead of sub Jesse Lingard’s nightmare backpass allowed the hosts to seize a Ninety fifth-minute winner.

Ronaldo, who was surprisingly subbed off together with Bruno Fernandes with 18 minutes remaining and the scores tied at 1-1, has since damaged his silence following the loss and urged his teammates to ‘recover’ from the setback.

But Ferdinand, 42, went in two-footed as he assessed the sport for BT Sport and in distinction it to remaining season’s embarrassing defeat inside the equal rivals away to Basaksehir.

He talked about: “This is Basaksehir one different time. It’s an infinite mistake from Jesse.

“Wherever you go in Europe you should be in your sport.

“It was a bad tackle from Wan-Bissaka and the game turned on its head totally.”

Meanwhile his fellow pundit and United legend Paul Scholes criticised boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for not making modifications earlier.

He added: “It’s not a complete catastrophe. Jesse is more likely to be upset.

“It all stems from the sending off. United have been fairly comfy as quite a bit as that time. 

“They actually could not get out of their half all through the second half. 

“I think they needed to bring a bit of pace on earlier, with Martial or Greenwood.”

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