Rio Ferdinand laments ‘large mistake’ from Jesse Lingard after his error led to Young Boys winner

‘This is Basaksehir yet again!’: Rio Ferdinand laments shock Manchester United defeat after Jesse Lingard’s ‘large mistake’ and Aaron Wan-Bissaka crimson card ‘turning the sport on its head’

  • Rio Ferdinand criticised Jesse Lingard for his mistake late on versus Young Boys 
  • Lingard squandered possession which enabled Young Boys to rating a winner 
  • Ferdinand says the sport modified when Aaron Wan-Bissaka was despatched off 

Rio Ferdinand has criticised Jesse Lingard’s ‘large mistake’ which led to Manchester United struggling a late defeat away to Young Boys.

United had taken the lead of their opening Champions League group sport courtesy of Cristiano Ronaldo, however their activity was made tougher following Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s crimson card within the thirty fifth minute.

Young Boys took benefit of their numerical superiority, with Moumi Ngamaleu equalising.

Rio Ferdinand criticised Jesse Lingard’s ‘large mistake’ after Young Boys scored a late winner

Ferdinand believes the sport modified following the sending off of Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Wan-Bissaka was despatched off in opposition to Young Boys within the first half, with United within the lead

It seemed as if the sport was going to finish in a draw however Lingard, who had entered the fray as an alternative to Ronaldo, gave the ball away with a stray cross, which was seized upon by Jordan Siebatcheu, who scored the winner for Young Boys late on to spark jubilant scenes.

Ferdinand likened the consequence to final season when United had been crushed 2-1 away to Istanbul Basaksehir and finally had been unable to progress out of their group.

The former United defender pressured that the dismissal of Wan-Bissaka altered the course of the sport considerably.  

Speaking on BT Sport, Ferdinand mentioned: ‘This is Basaksehir yet again. It’s an enormous mistake from Jesse. Wherever you go in Europe you’ve got received to be in your sport. It was a nasty deal with from Wan-Bissaka and the sport turned on its head completely.’

Ex-United midfielder Paul Scholes believes that supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ought to have made substitutions at an earlier stage. 

Lingard gave the ball away and Jordan Siebatcheu capitalised to rating the winner for Young Boys

Scholes mentioned: ‘It’s not a whole catastrophe. Jesse might be disenchanted. It all stems from the sending off. United had been fairly snug up to that time. 

‘They actually could not get out of their half within the second half. I feel they wanted to deliver a little bit of tempo on earlier, with Martial or Greenwood.’

Scholes was additionally unimpressed with Wan-Bissaka’s crimson. Wan-Bissaka caught his opponent’s ankle and the BT Sport pundits agreed that, whereas there wasn’t any actual intent, there was no alternative however for the 23-year-old to be dismissed.

Scholes mentioned: ‘He causes himself his personal downside with a extremely clumsy contact. I do not suppose he meant to do it however he had to go.’ 

United captain Harry Maguire refused to criticise Lingard following the sport in Switzerland

United captain Harry Maguire refused to criticise Lingard after the sport and mentioned his team-mates will help him.

Maguire mentioned: ‘That’s soccer. People make errors – we’re not blaming Jesse. 

‘I’m positive everybody on that pitch immediately has made a mistake. I’m positive Jesse will choose himself up.’ 

United return to motion within the Premier League this weekend, away to West Ham on Sunday.


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