Riyad Mahrez brilliantly nutmegged Brandon Williams during a dangerous challenge during Man Utd vs Man City in the Carabao Cup Semi-final.
Manchester City laid Manchester United to waste to gain a 3-1 advantage in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final at Old Trafford. The Red Devils were completely demolished by the visitors and the game was over by the first half itself.
Strikes from Bernardo Silva and Riyad Mahrez, followed by an own goal from Andrea Pereira saw City go 3-0 up by half-time itself. It seems United starlet Brandon Williams was frustrated with the result and decided to take Mahrez down in the 56th minute. However, the City winger turned the tables on the full back with by somehow managing to pull off a nutmeg.
Riyad Mahrez brilliantly nutmegged Brandon Williams during a dangerous challenge during Man Utd vs Man City
Man of the match, Riyad Mahrez put in a blinding performance in the night. However, he was almost sent to the ER by Manchester United left back, who put in a reckless slide tackle. Mahrez somehow managed to get out of the way. He also managed to push the ball between his legs. This completed a horrible night for the fast developing full back.
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With Ashley Young nearing the end of his career and Luke Shaw still injury prone, Williams has been presented with a perfect opportunity to nail a starting spot in this struggling Manchester United squad. There is no denying his talent. However, in order to succeed, the teenager will have to learn to be more disciplined on the pitch.
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