Paul Scholes insists David de Gea bottled RB Leipzig’s third goal

by Marwan Harraz

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has blasted David de Gea for his role in the team’s loss to RB Leipzig and what it means for the club.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men fell to a 3-2 defeat and the Spanish goalkeeper didn’t make a save of note.

De Gea has faced plenty of criticism of late as he’s looked more and more human and Dean Henderson has been breathing down his neck.

The former Atletico Madrid man wasn’t the only cause for the loss but it’s safe to say he could’ve done a little more, particularly with United’s third conceded goal.

The loss to Leipzig meant the Red Devils were knocked out of the Champions League and will now be forced to return to the dreaded Europa League.

Many have pointed out Harry Maguire deserved criticism for that goal as well given how it was his questionable decision that didn’t help either.

The club captain opted to leave De Gea to deal with the danger, not realising RB Leipzig’s attackers were waiting to pounce.

In the end, a lack of communication saw United punished and it was ultimately the goal they lost by given how the team scored twice in the latter stages of the match.

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