Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has slammed goalkeeper David De Gea after for his role in RB Leipzig’s third goal.
The former United midfielder blamed the Spaniard for bottling it against the German side after he dithered in coming for the ball which gave Leipzig forward Justin Kluivert the chance to score the decisive goal of the game.
Scholes, speaking as part of BT Sport’s coverage of the game gave a damning assessment of De Gea’s performance.
He said: “David De Gea here… he bottles it. He’s scared of getting hurt. It should never go across the box like that.
“As a goalkeeper, you come out, make yourself as big as you can.
“You might get smashed in the face, you might get injured… but he turns his back away.
“He actually makes himself smaller. For such an experienced goalkeeper, it’s criminal.”