‘Startling’… Gary Neville left stunned after what 23-year-old Manchester City player did in today’s derby

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Published on 2024-03-03 16:35:47

Gary Neville was left amazed by a moment from Erling Haaland during the first half of the Manchester derby.

Manchester City faced off against Manchester United in a crucial match on Sunday, with City needing a win to stay close to Premier League leaders Liverpool.

Despite City’s dominance in possession, they found themselves trailing at halftime due to a brilliant goal from Marcus Rashford.

As the first half came to a close, Haaland missed a golden opportunity from close range, leaving Neville in disbelief.

Erling Haaland.
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Gary Neville stunned by Erling Haaland

Neville, commenting on Sky Sports, expressed his shock at Haaland’s miss, questioning the striker’s decision-making. Haaland’s unexpected blunder left both his team and the fans in disbelief.

A horrible miss

Haaland, known for his reliability in front of goal, missed a chance that had a higher expected goals value than a penalty. The miss left players and fans frustrated, emphasizing the importance of converting such opportunities in a tight match.

City must regroup and continue their attacking play in the second half to capitalize on their dominance and create more scoring chances.

As the game hangs in the balance, Haaland’s miss serves as a reminder of the fine margins in football and the need to stay focused throughout the entire match.

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