Rio Ferdinand wants Man Utd flops to feel embarrassed for Champions League loss

Rio Ferdinand has sent Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a warning over his Manchester United players.

The former England defender has outlined that the individuals responsible for the two goals they conceded against Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday need to be told that they have embarrassed themselves.

The Red Devils failed to build on their impressive victories over PSG and RB Leipzig after traveling to Turkey, piling the pressure on their Norwegian boss ahead of their trip to take on Everton on Saturday.

Ferdinand couldn’t quite believe what he was seeing in the first-half of the clash, with Premier League veteran Demba Ba given all the time and space he needed as he slotted home the opening goal.

While on BT Sport, Ferdinand said: ”Where is the organisation in this team? All the players you can see are in this screen here. Demba Ba is alone in an orange shirt. You wouldn't see this in Hackney Marshes.

"Where's the organisation. The goalkeeper must be sitting there thinking I've not seen this in Sheffield United all last season, I've come to Man United – one of the best teams around in his eyes, a massive club – and there's zero organisation.

"Where's the person organising that? Dominating that situation. I play in that situation I'm screaming at someone if I'm on the halfway line. Get back, two v one on the halfway line. Crazy."

Ferdinand went on to send some advice to Solskjaer by adding: ”I’m begging that someone's in that changing room dragging people about or asking the question like 'are you for real?. Do you know what's going on here? Who's accountable here?'

"If someone's standing up and saying 'actually it was my fault' or digging someone out or pointing fingers. Surely it's happening. I pray to god it is. I hope Ole is doing that. Let alone all the players.

"I hope Ole is there, in front of people, over people, saying 'you are embarrassing yourself'.

"It wasn't his personality as a player. No chance. That wasn't what Ole was about. He was very quiet. Somebody who took care of his own game. But he was cutting with comments at times when he needed to be.”

The former Cardiff and Molde boss bemoaned the lapse in concentration after Anthony Martial got them back into the contest, admitting that something had gone very wrong at the back.

He said: “Lack of communication and lack of good decisions, you don’t really see those kind of goals at this level.

“We shouldn’t concede easy goals like this, we know how hard it is to create goals and create chances and when you give easy soft goals like the two we have done today it makes it hard.

“I am disappointed with the result. We picked a team to win the game and hoped we had enough to create chances and we didn’t.”

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