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Neville: Fernandes embarrassing, shocking and summed up Anfield display

Bruno Fernandes was an “embarrassment” and summed up Manchester United’s 7-0 thrashing by Liverpool at Anfield, according to Gary Neville.

Erik ten Hag's side conceded six goals the second half in a stunning collapse at the home of their biggest rivals, as United suffered their heaviest defeat since Boxing Day 1931.

Throughout that second half, Fernandes was criticised by Neville for feigning injury under challenges by Ibrahima Konate and Alisson Becker - and the Sky Sports pundit criticised the Portuguese midfielder after Liverpool scored their sixth.

"Bruno Fernandes is stood in the centre circle with his arms raised saying 'Why isn't it me coming off?' Honestly," said Neville.

"I think some of his behaviour in the second half has been a disgrace."

Asked to summarise United's display at Liverpool, Neville added: "That first 40 minutes was what I would call a classic away performance at Anfield. Manchester United weathered the storm and it looked like they were going to get that goal and go ahead at half-time.

"The second-half has been an absolute disgrace, a shambles. They have not been epitomised more than Bruno Fernandes, who has been embarrassing - a shambles - in this game

"But I have to say it's not their usual performance. It's not their usual spirit and form. Ten Hag will deal with it I'm sure, like he's dealt with other difficult issues."

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