“A BLIND HORSE IS BETTER THAN PHIL JONES” – SHOCKING TACKLE LEAVES MAN UTD FANS Addled & CHELSEA FANS EUPHORIC
Red Devils supporters took to social media to criticise the defender, who handed advantage to the Blues in the FA Cup final with a terrible tackle.
A badly-timed challenge from Phil Jones handed Chelsea advantage in the FA Cup final, leaving Manchester United fans outraged as the Blues took the lead from the resulting penalty.
The centre-back bundled Eden Hazard over in the penalty area, picking up a yellow card in the process, with the Belgian brushing himself off before slotting the spot-kick past David de Gea.
Jones was chosen in the starting XI ahead of Eric Bailly by United boss Jose Mourinho, leaving some fans wondering why the error-prone defender was selected in such an important game.
Former England captain Alan Shearer admits he would have loved the chance to return up towards Jones throughout his personal enjoying profession.
“If I used to be a centre-ahead enjoying towards Phil Jones going right into a sport for 90 minutes, I might really feel assured he would make no less than one mistake within the sport that I may pounce on,” the ex-Blackburn and Newcastle striker informed the BBC.
“It’s a final-ditch sort out, it is his mistake within the first place for letting [Hazard] get in there. But it’s a real try.”
England supporters had been additionally involved by Jones’ poor sort out following his inclusion within the Three Lions’ squad for the World Cup, the place Gareth Southgate’s males tackle Belgium and Hazard within the group stage.
Red Devils and England followers took to Twitter to express their disappointment in Jones, urging Southgate to look elsewhere for defensive cover in Russia.
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