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Man Utd 1-3 Man City – Phil Jones defended after low ratings score

Phil Jones didn’t receive the lowest rating – that was reserved for England team-mate Jesse Lingard who was replaced at half time

Manchester United defender Phil Jones was brought in for his first start in two months and was left on the floor by Kevin de Bruyne as Manchester City took control of the Carabao Cup semi-final.

Jones and fellow England international Jesse Lingard were marked down by BBC Sport readers during the derby day defeat – with scores of 2.57 and 2.47 respectively.

But former Wales midfielder Robbie Savage came to Jones’ defence on 5 Live.

“Those marks are ridiculous; who is giving players four out of 10? The minimum you should get is five or six. Two out of 10 is nonsense. Pointless,” said Savage.

Speaking before the game, he had said: “Phil Jones has achieved more than 98% of footballers. He’s played for Manchester United, played for his country, has shown dedication and desire.

“Are his best days behind him? Yes. Is his quality what it was? No. Are his performances what they were? No. But what are the other options?

“I see criticism of Phil Jones, but you have to respect that he has played this many games for this club. To get to where he has got to, he has been a fantastic player.”

City midfielder Bernardo Silva took top marks from you after his superb goal, closely followed by De Bruyne.

Check out the full ratings below.

Player of the match

Bernardo SilvaBernardo Silva

with an average of 7.86

Manchester United

  1. Squad number10Player nameRashford
    Average rating

    4.48

  2. Squad number26Player nameGreenwood
    Average rating

    4.06

  3. Squad number53Player nameWilliams
    Average rating

    4.01

  4. Squad number29Player nameWan-Bissaka
    Average rating

    3.99

  5. Squad number9Player nameMartial
    Average rating

    3.95

  6. Squad number1Player namede Gea
    Average rating

    3.90

  7. Squad number28Player nameGomes
    Average rating

    3.85

  8. Squad number31Player nameMatic
    Average rating

    3.77

  9. Squad number21Player nameJames
    Average rating

    3.59

  10. Squad number17Player nameFred
    Average rating

    3.45

  11. Squad number2Player nameLindelöf
    Average rating

    3.22

  12. Squad number15Player nameAndreas Pereira
    Average rating

    3.07

  13. Squad number4Player nameJones
    Average rating

    2.57

  14. Squad number14Player nameLingard
    Average rating

    2.47

Manchester City

  1. Squad number20Player nameBernardo Silva
    Average rating

    7.86

  2. Squad number17Player nameDe Bruyne
    Average rating

    7.49

  3. Squad number26Player nameMahrez
    Average rating

    7.29

  4. Squad number25Player nameFernandinho
    Average rating

    6.70

  5. Squad number8Player nameGündogan
    Average rating

    6.57

  6. Squad number16Player nameRodri
    Average rating

    6.56

  7. Squad number2Player nameWalker
    Average rating

    6.48

  8. Squad number7Player nameSterling
    Average rating

    6.29

  9. Squad number22Player nameMendy
    Average rating

    6.23

  10. Squad number30Player nameOtamendi
    Average rating

    6.16

  11. Squad number1Player nameBravo
    Average rating

    6.04

  12. Squad number47Player nameFoden
    Average rating

    5.82

  13. Squad number9Player nameGabriel Jesus
    Average rating

    5.75

Source : BBC Sport – Football

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