‘Man United star didn’t do his work’ – Man United played with 10 men against Liverpool

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Manchester United played with 10 men during the 7-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday because Antony ‘wasn’t doing his work’ down the right wing, claims Micah Richards. 

“There was no communication between (Diogo) Dalot and Antony, it was like playing with 10 men because Antony wasn’t doing his work down that side,” Richards said on Match of the Day 2.

“We all know how good (Andy) Robertson and Trent (Alexander-Arnold) are in full-back positions so you would think Antony would try and get closer to Robertson.

“He didn’t track (Robertson) to begin with – he was eight metres away – and that was just a little taster of what was to happen.

“Antony needed to come back into that position but he just doesn’t do it.

“I was confused as to whether he was just being lazy for his team or his manager was just telling him to stay up there and be a threat on the counter-attack. Either way, it just kept happening and happening.

“As soon as they lose the ball, he just walks. We are talking about one of the biggest games for Manchester United and when they win the ball back there isn’t an option for him to run in behind because he is four yards offside.”