Manchester United fan filmed shouting abuse at substitute Jesse Lingard during first-half collapse against Liverpool… before England star replies ‘I’m not on the pitch’ as things turned nasty in the stands at Old Trafford
Jesse Lingard was on the receiving end of abuse from a Manchester United fan during Sunday’s heavy defeat to Liverpool – despite the fact he wasn’t even on the pitch.
United were humiliated by their rivals at Old Trafford, going four goals down before half-time and ultimately losing 5-0.
The mood turned sour as Liverpool ran rampant and some of the united supporters started to take aim at the players.
Jesse Lingard was an unused substitute as Manchester United were embarrassed by Liverpool
Lingard was an unused substitute but that didn’t stop one fan directing some less than savoury words at him as he warmed up.
A video was shared on social media of the incident, showing Lingard respond by reminding the man that he wasn’t even on the pitch.
Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick as Manchester United were ripped apart to leave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer under the most intense scrutiny of his near three years in charge.
The Norwegian and his players were booed off at halftime following a shambolic 45 minutes
The 202nd meeting of two of English football’s biggest rivals will live long in the memory after Jurgen Klopp’s men ran amok and recorded the club’s biggest ever win at Old Trafford.
Liverpool were as impressive as United were poor, with scintillating Salah’s treble complementing early goals from Naby Keita and Diogo Jota in a 5-0 rout in which substitute Paul Pogba was sent off.