Manchester United U18s dumped out of the FA Youth Cup by Liverpool just weeks after Charlie McNeil, the Red Devils’ goal machine, sparked their rivalry by saying ‘it would be good to rub it in their face’ by beating them .
- Man United U18s have been eliminated from the FA Youth Cup by Liverpool
- The Red Devils lead the U18 Premier League, but were unable to beat the Reds
- United starlet Charlie McNeill said: ‘It would be good to rub it in their faces’
- McNeill used to play for Man City and apologized for his comments
Manchester United have been eliminated from the FA Youth Cup by Liverpool after a Red Devils starlet apologized for saying ‘it would be good to rub it in their face’ by knocking out their rivals.
United, leading the Premier League U18 table ahead of local rivals City, took on Liverpool in third in the fourth round of this year’s competition, with the winner taking on Leicester City in the next stage.
Red Devil youngster Charlie McNeill, who used to play for Manchester City, apologized to his former club last month after a ‘disrespectful’ interview about the Reds heading for the draw.
Liverpool have knocked archers Manchester United Under 18s out of the FA Youth Cup
Reds younger Tyler Morton scored the only goal of the game while the ten men held on for the win
“We will do everything we can in this league and the next round we will play against Liverpool if they win, which is clearly a derby and a great game to play,” the 17-year-old had said.
“It’s a derby like I said and it would be great to win that game and rub it in their faces too.”
McNeill took to social media to take back his comment, and it was Liverpool who got the last laugh when Marc Bridge-Wilkinson’s side took a 1-0 win thanks to a Tyler Morton winner who scored in the first half.
Liverpool’s win makes United’s Charlie McNeill a red face over last month’s comments
The 17-year-old apologized for aiming at rivals Liverpool ahead of the fourth-round draw
United grew in the game and saw Liverpool cut to ten men in the second half after James Norris was fired for a horror challenge on Jurado.
McNeill & Co were unable to make their one-man advantage count, with Liverpool absorbing the pressure well and holding the zero to secure a big win.
McNeill, who scored 600 goals for City’s academy before retiring last year to join city rival United for a seven-figure fee, is widely regarded as one of the club’s brightest players, scoring 15 times from as many games in this season. all competitions. .
United came out strong in the second half, but couldn’t find the all-important leveler
He is not the first United or Liverpool player to barb at the other club.
Last year, James Milner was heard on camera calling United ‘f *** ing w **** rs’ during their Premier League title celebrations, while there have been numerous incidents over the years in matches where the clubs have been one of had the fiercest rivalry. in the country.
United will try to quickly recover from their disappointment at the Youth Cup at Leigh Sports Village Stadium, taking on Stoke U18s next Saturday.