Manchester United 0-0 Hull City: Red Devils stars rated and slated

first_img Substitute: Chris Smalling – 6 – Did well after replacing Jones in defence, but could do little when thrown upfront in the final stages. 14 David de Gea – 6 – Was rarely tested, but did everything he needed to do. Was fortunate Markovic’s late shot hit the post after being wrong footed by the Serb. Marcos Rojo – 7 – An excellent showing from Rojo, who was comfortable alongside both of his central defensive partners. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 4 – Dropped far too deep to play an important role upfront, and ended up kicking Hull players rather than the ball all too often. Substitute: Juan Mata – 5 – Largely invisible for much of the game, Mata could not provide the cutting edge expected of him. Antonio Valencia – 6 – Solid defensively, but very wasteful in the final third. Many United attacks came down his flank, and were often ended by a bad final ball. Substitute: Wayne Rooney – 4 – Looked off the pace when introduced, providing nothing of note in his 45 minutes on the pitch. 14 14 14 14 Ander Herrera – 7 – Controlled the tempo of the game with a series of wise passes and intelligent runs. 14 Daley Blind – 6 – Much like Valencia, he defended well but was wasteful in the final third. Was denied a goal by Jakupovic’s excellent save. 14 Paul Pogba – 4 – Offered nothing going forward, and only dared to play simple passes. Not a stellar showing from the Frenchman. 14 14 14 Henrikh Mkhitaryan – 5 – A wasteful showing from the winger, who never got into the flow of the game before being substituted with an hour gone. Manchester United failed to capitalise on Tuesday night’s Premier League results by being held to a 0-0 draw by Hull at Old Trafford.Despite Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal all dropping points earlier in the week, the Red Devils looked like they wanted to be anywhere else but playing against the Tigers on Wednesday night.It was a shocking performance from Jose Mourinho’s men – who were lucky to escape with even one point to their name with Lazar Markovic hitting the post late on!So, just how did the United players perform?Click the right arrow, above, to see talkSPORT’s Manchester United player ratings… 14 14 Michael Carrick – 6 – Calm and composed in possession, as expected, but lacked a decisiveness with his passing which prevented United attacking fluidly in the first-half. Was substituted at half-time. Phil Jones – 6 – Faultless at the back under little pressure, until he left the field after 55 minutes due to injury. 14 14 Marcus Rashford – 6 – Looked a threat when running at the Hull defence, but wasted one clear chance with a poor shot dragged wide from inside the area. last_img

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