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Manchester United player ratings against Sheffield United

Marcus Rashford, Manchester United
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Manchester United started poorly, managed to mount a great comeback and then conceded an equalizer at the death against the Blades.

Manchester United conceded a stoppage time goal against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane as Sheffield United continued their amazing rise to the top half of the league table.

Here we look at how the players performed for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

David de Gea (6)

He might no longer be the number 1 for Spain but David de Gea showcased his importance to the team with a flurry of saves in the first half. Could have done better for the second goal but overall it was a decent display.

Victor Lindelof (5)

This was yet another sub-par display from the Swede who really struggled to adapt to the game. Needs to find more consistency if he wants to play for Manchester United beyond the current campaign.

Harry Maguire (6)

The former Leicester man is yet to convince in Manchester United colors and struggled all day long to deal with the pace of the Sheffield United attack. Didn’t get much support from his defensive partners either.

Phil Jones (2)

Playing his first game of the season, Jones showed just why he is not good enough to play for Manchester United. The English man was at fault for the first goal and was rightfully replaced at half-time.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (5)

The youngster spent most of the evening defending and never showed any imagination or creativity when asked to perform offensive duties.

Brandon Williams (6)

The youngster wasn’t at his best today but having Phil Jones next to him didn’t help either. Scored a lovely goal though!

Andreas Perreira (3)

The youngster was back to his indifferent spell, losing focus, spraying inaccurate passes and giving Fred a hard time to make recoveries.

Fred (5)

A rare game in which Manchester United doing badly had nothing to do with him. The midfielder showed a lot of energy but wasn’t given a lot of support from his teammates.

Daniel James (7)

The Wales international might not have been in great form against the Blades but was once again the most attacking player for Solskjaer and provided an assist as well.

Marcus Rashford (5)

Don’t be fooled by the goal that gave United a temporary lead. The England international was missing for most parts of the game and scored a goal out of nowhere. Needs to do better.

Anthony Martial (6)

Didn’t get his name on the scoresheet but led the line well. Needs more support in the upcoming encounters.