Player Ratings

Player ratings: RB Leipzig 3 Manchester United 2

Manchester crash out of the Champions League group stages after completely bottling the comfortable group lead after the first four matchdays.

Solskjær’s side only needed a draw at Leipzig but awful defending paired with little to no gameplan means that they will play Europa League football once again.

The defeat leaves United in a hot mess after fighting all the way into the final day of last season only to cut their Champions League campaign short.

David de Gea: 3
Let down by poor defending but did nothing to warrant a higher rating.

Victor Lindelöf: 2
Once again poor in the big games.

Harry Maguire: 2
Slow and exposed time and time again.

Luke Shaw: 2
Return to the side after over a month on the sidelines and despite usually thriving in a back-three, Shaw struggled and looked completely misplaced. Horrendous pressing at wrong times left acres of space behind him which the home team could exploit. Taken off on the hour.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka: 1
Positional play continues to be awful, left Angelino completely free on countless occasions and never got close enough. Poor on the ball and caused two or three counter attacks.

Nemanja Matic: 3
Not progressive enough passing and had no chance against Leipzig’s energetic midfield. Brought off on the hour.

Scott McTominay: 4
Won the ball high up the pitch on a couple of occasions where United should have scored but also completely overrun by Leipzig’s press.

Alex Telles: 1
United’s left-hand side was not as open as the opposite side but Telles was awful in his positional play, in possession and in taking set-pieces. Haidara, who operated in the same channel for the opposition, had his way whenever he liked. Hooked at half-time.

Bruno Fernandes: 2
Completely anonymous after stupidly getting himself booked for dissent after just four minutes over a throw-in. A throw-in. Hit the crossbar in the second half with a free-kick before scoring a penalty.

Marcus Rashford: 1
Keeps stumbling over the ball and is rarely able to take in his stride, fumbled two or three brilliant chances in the first half.

Mason Greenwood: 7
United’s best player. Probably should have scored but the youngster deserved to be on the winning team.

Donny van de Beek: 5

Half-time substitute. Did nothing.

Paul Pogba: 6
Came on and scored.

Brandon Williams: 5
Added some fight but nothing else.

Axel Tuanzebe: N/A
Timothy Fosu-Mensah: N/A

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