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Eric Bailly defensive disasterclass gifts PSG their opening goal

Juan Bernat was the beneficiary of the defender falling asleep

Eric Bailly has officially given up defending for lent.

The Man United ‘centre-back’ gifted PSG their opening goal with some of the worst defending you’ll see all season.

Not once, but twice Bailly fell asleep and allowed Juan Bernat to sneak in and find the back of the net.


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While the rest of the defence pushed forward Bailly stayed flat footed and played Kylian Mbappe onside

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While the rest of the defence pushed forward Bailly stayed flat footed and played Kylian Mbappe onside

Dani Alves found the Frenchman with a clever pass and Bernat sensed a chance to get in behind Bailly

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Dani Alves found the Frenchman with a clever pass and Bernat sensed a chance to get in behind Bailly

Mbappe fired the ball low across the box and the Spaniard caught the defender napping

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Mbappe fired the ball low across the box and the Spaniard caught the defender napping

Bernat tucked home past a helpless David de Gea and Bailly was left red-faced

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Bernat tucked home past a helpless David de Gea and Bailly was left red-faced

The defender’s day somehow got even worse when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced him with Diogo Dalot after just 35 minutes.

Bailly hobbled off but we’re not convinced he was actually injured.

A helping hand

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A helping hand

It’s now the second time this season that the Ivorian has been hooked before half-time.

Jose Mourinho humiliated him last October, subbing him just 18 minutes into the game against Newcastle.

The ultimate embarrassment

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The ultimate embarrassment

During BT Sport’s half-time coverage, Rio Ferdinand approved of the decision to replace Bailly

The former United man said: “It would have been negligent to keep him on the pitch to be honest. It’s a blessing he got injured and had to come off!”

Different manager, same Bailly.


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