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United Fans Take to Twitter Voicing Their Outrage at Phil Jones’ Defensive Display Against Leicester

Phil Jones left Manchester United followers incensed for his lack of effort within the build-up to Jamie Vardy’s opening aim in United’s 2-2 draw in opposition to Leicester on Saturday night, with a quantity taking to Twitter to voice their outrage.

Vardy opened the scoring simply earlier than the half-hour mark largely in opposition to the run of play, the place the Foxes caught United out with a well-worked counter-attack.

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Leicester winger performed a luxurious ball excessive of Mourinho’s defence for Riyad Mahrez to run on to. The Algerian managed to cleverly maintain up the ball earlier than enjoying within the on-rushing Vardy, who completed clinically previous David De Gea.

Although the aim itself really couldn’t be faulted, United followers have been left extra pissed off at Jones’ nonchalant try at monitoring Vardy’s run.

One fan wrote: “Pathetic @PhilJones4 jogging again whereas ur man @vardy7 runs unopposed to attain opening aim. Joke you continue to play @ManUtd”

One other wrote: “Within the spirit of Christmas giving, Phil Jones ought to donate his useless physique to medical science. Tomorrow, ideally.”

United did, nonetheless, handle to get again into the sport after going a aim down, due to a stunning brace from Juan Mata.

The Spaniard put United stage on the stroke of half-time due to some superb build-up play from Jesse Lingard, earlier than placing his aspect 2-1 up with an excellent second-half free-kick.

Leicester then went down to 10 males with barely 15 minutes to play with Daniel Amartey being needlessly despatched off for 2 bookings. Regardless of that, Leicester have been capable of stage the match within the fourth minute of stoppage time, courtesy of Harry Maguire.

That was United’s second disappointing lead to succession, following their shock exit within the Carabao Cup quarter-finals following a 2-1 loss to shock bundle Bristol Metropolis. The Purple Devils might be seeking to get again to profitable methods once they host Burnley on Boxing Day. 

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