Barcelona vs Manchester United Player Ratings


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David De Gea - 4.0
A very poor performance from the keeper, his error for the second goal seemed to set the tone for the disappointing performance from the whole team. David is one of the very few world class players United have and these are the games he needs to perform in and last night he wasn’t at the races.

Ashley Young - 3.0
Another very abject display from Ashley, completely to blame for Barcelona's first goal as he in fact made four errors in the space of fifteen seconds in the build-up. He is simply not good enough for these games and only emphasised the need for new full backs in the summer.

Phil Jones - 5.5 
Did his best against an in-form Barcelona attack and Leo Messi in particular. He showed courage to bring the ball out of defence at times but the brutal truth is, just like Young, he is not good enough to take United forward.

Chris Smalling - 5.0
Like Jones, Chris is not good enough to deal with the Barcelona attackers in that form. Four of the back five last night started for United in a Quarter-Final loss against FC Basel 8 years ago. The squad has needed a clear out for a long time and it starts in the defence.

Victor Lindelof - 4.5 
Played out of position at right back but has to be a lot better than he was. Not once did he get the better of Jordi Alba during the 90 minutes.

Fred - 5.0
Constantly swamped by a far superior Barcelona midfield. Couldn’t get close to Rakitic or Arthur all night.

Scott McTominay - 5.0
Not able to repeat his first-leg performance because this was a much improved Barcelona performance. Like the majority of team, simply outclassed.

Paul Pogba - 4.0
Another one of those unacceptable performances from Pogba. Just doesn’t take these big games seriously and seemingly incapable of stepping up in the big games to be counted, which is what he was signed to do.

Anthony Martial - 4.5
After a bright, positive start he lost all confidence after the first two goals and seemed to down tools. With his pace he should be offering United an outlet on the counter but his movement off the ball was poor again.

Jesse Lingard - 4.5
Offered United nothing in the game. He is a real poor run of form and should now be dropped.

Marcus Rashford - 5.5 
He had half a chance in the first couple of minutes hitch clipped the top of the bar. If he could have scored that, might have been a different game. Ran his socks off all night for the team, but he was starved of any good service because his teammates were so poor.


Substitutes

Diogo Dalot - 5.0

Romelu Lukaku - 5.0

Alexis Sanchez - 5.0

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