Bruno Fernandes responds to critics who claim he doesn’t score against big teams

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Bruno Fernandes has been excellent since signing up for Manchester United last January.

The former Sporting midfielder, has been one of the most outstanding players in the Premier League since making the switch to Old Trafford.

Despite his amazing stats, critics have targeted Bruno Fernandes, claiming that he doesn’t score against big teams and scores mostly through penalties.

However, the Portuguese doesn’t appear moved by what his detractors have been saying, and he was just pleased to beat Manchester City 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Bruno scored the first goal from the spot, within two minutes, to set the pace for a massive victory, and he cared less about what his critics are saying.

Speaking about netting from the spot against City, Fernandes told MUTV: “Every penalty has the same pressure for me. It’s always pressure to take a pen, doesn’t matter if it’s against City, or another team. It’s always pressure to take the pens.

“I like that kind of pressure. It’s good pressure. I knew what I had to do. I did it in the right way with the right power and I’m happy to score, of course.

“Honestly for us it’s about winning. People will always complain about everything. Today it will still be Bruno never scores in big games.

“They will put open play no goals, it was a penalty [and say] it doesn’t count! So for us the most important thing is winning the game.

“It doesn’t matter how you score, when the ball touches the net it’s a goal. I will be happy and it doesn’t matter if it’s me or another one scoring.”