Player Ratings: Bruno Fernandes bosses it, Martial magnificent as Man United beat Watford 3-0

Player Ratings: Bruno Fernandes bosses it, Martial magnificent as Man United beat Watford 3-0
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David de Gea – There were a couple of moments where I would’ve liked to see more command of the penalty area, but he was pretty quiet aside from that. 6/10

Aaron Wan-Bissaka – This lad’s tackling ability never ceases to amaze me. He absolutely shut down that side of the field. 7/10

Victor Lindelof – Looked nervy in the early going, but grew in confidence as the game wore on. Did ok. 5/10

Harry Maguire – Fortunate to not contribute to an early Watford goal after a clash with Nemanja Matic. From that point forward, he was an absolute colossus, particularly in the air. 7/10

Luke Shaw – His best week in ages. Bossed it against Chelsea and put in another great display today. Had an outstanding second half. 7/10

Nemanja Matic – I’ll be honest, a few months ago I thought he was finished. I was wrong. Yet again, the Serbian was brilliant today, winning tackles galore and protecting his defence. 7/10

Fred – Was a little sloppy in the first 30 minutes or so, but settled into the game and played pretty well. 6/10

Bruno Fernandes – The best player on the pitch. Always looked busy as he tried to create and carve out openings. Scored his first Reds goal from the penalty spot and backed that up with an assist for Mason Greenwood. Man of the Match. 9/10

Daniel James – Was ok. Put in a couple of decent balls into the box and made some nice, direct runs. The end product was somewhat lacking, though. 5/10

Mason Greenwood – Man, this boy is so talented. He plays with a maturity beyond his years, has two great feet, excellent vision, tracks back and oozes quality. His goal was a thing of beauty, but it was the brilliant all-round game that pleased me the most. Superb. 8/10

Anthony Martial – Has blown hot and cold all season but today he was great. That goal was so technically marvellous. We’re going to need him for the season’s remainder. 8/10

Subs:

Odion Ighalo – ‘If Ighalo scores, we’re on the pitch’ being chanted was the obvious highlight.

Scott McTominay – Absolutely superb to see him back.

Tahith Chong – Didn’t really get into the game.

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