Victor Lindelof squares up to furious Bruno Fernandes after error costs Man Utd

Furious Bruno Fernandes clashed with Victor Lindelof after the defender cost Manchester United in their Europa League semi-final against Sevilla.

Fernandes gave his side an early lead from the penalty spot but former Liverpool man Suso equalised before half-time.

United piled on the pressure in the second half but were unable to find a way through.

And Sevilla then found a shock winner as Lindelof was caught napping and unable to deal with a cross, allowing an unmarked Luuk de Jong to tap the ball beyond David de Gea.

Lindelof got his body position all wrong and appeared to pull out of an attempted clearance believing either De Gea or Wan-Bissaka would deal with the danger at the back post.

Instead, former Newcastle man De Jong made no mistake – and star man Fernandes was far from impressed with the Swedish defender.

He was seen squaring up to his team-mate and showing his disgust at the situation, whilst Lindelof seemed to take exception to his words as he shouted back inches from Fernandes' face.

Their clash came as United's season came to an abrupt end with their dreams of adding silverware coming to a halt.


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side dominated proceedings in Cologne but were unable to take any of their chances whilst the ruthless Spaniards moved a step closer to their

Lindelof's error and their poor defending for the opener will certainly give Solskjaer food for thought as he looks to strengthen his side in the summer transfer window.

The Red Devils have prioritised Jadon Sancho and their attacking shortcomings were forthcoming against Sevilla in the final third.

But defensively they remain fragile at times and finding another centre-back could be on the agenda after splashing big cash to land Maguire and Wan-Bissaka last summer.

Fernandes, meanwhile, again showed his frustration at some of those around him having instantly become United's star man since arriving from Sporting Lisbon in January.

His best efforts were not enough to break down Sevilla and find an equaliser after Lindelof's error.

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