Man Utd vs Leeds streaker foiled as SEVEN stewards wrestle them to the ground

Man Utd vs Leeds streaker foiled as SEVEN stewards wrestle them to the ground

Manchester United cruised to victory against their old rivals in the first meeting between the two clubs since 2011.

Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford, Phil Jones and Anthony Martial all grabbed the goals in Australia at the Optus Stadium in Perth.

But one incident in particular had fans talking as cameras caught a streaker attempting to get onto the pitch… sort of.

With just under 15 minutes to go a man was seen entering the field, albeit not where the players were, due to the advertisement hoardings.

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Instead of opting to actually go onto the pitch the man runs around in circles waiting for the steward to notice.

He doesn’t even have time to get his clothes off before he is set upon by the stewards.

After initially escaping the grip of one steward he is brutally wrestled to the ground by three more workers.

As they battle to keep him on the floor, more support arrives taking the total number of stewards assisting up to seven.

A potential streaker is wrestled to the ground by stewards

A potential streaker is wrestled to the ground by stewards (Pic: TWITTER)

The pitch invader

The pitch invader doesn’t even make it onto where the players are (Pic: TWITTER)

The man looks to have escaped the grip of the first steward

The man looks to have escaped the grip of the first steward (Pic: TWITTER)

And fans took to Twitter to mock the pitch invader’s measly attempt.

“Biggest cheer of the night for the streaker!” said one fan.

“Biggest cheer of the night goes to this attempted streaker who never got close to the pitch,” said another.

“That streaker flopped didn’t even get on the pitch,” joked a third.

But it ends in tears when he is eventually wrestled

But it ends in tears when he is eventually wrestled to the ground (Pic: TWITTER)

Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford made light work of the Leeds defence (Pic: GETTY)

Speaking after the match, Rashford said: ”I think there’s a lot to improve on still, but for us it’s about getting the pictures in our heads.

“It’s been a while since we’ve been a real pressing team, but now we’ve laid down the fundamentals of how we actually want to press.

“I think now as time goes on we’ll improve and get better.”

United are next in action on Saturday when they take on Inter Milan.

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