Manchester United’s Lisandro Martinez is being criticized for his ill-mannered behavior against Leeds United.
Manchester United drew 2-2 in the 2022-23 season Premier League home game against Leeds United held at Old Trafford in Manchester, England on the morning of the 9th (Korean time)메이저사이트. Manchester United conceded two goals to Leeds United first, but Rashford and Sancho scored back-to-back goals in the middle of the second half, ending the game in a draw.
The confrontation between the two teams also attracted much attention in the first half of the extra time when Lisandro Martinez, who played as a Manchester United defender, and Bamford, a Leeds United striker, collided. Lisandro Martinez, who was vying for the ball near the center line, was pushed by Bamford who ran towards him and lost his balance, and the two players collapsed together. Lisandro Martínez scratched Bamford’s face with his boots. Then, with the motion of standing up, he hit the back of Bamford’s head with the bottom of his soccer shoe once again.
A number of local British media outlets condemned Lisandro Martinez’s actions. The British Mirror reported that ‘Martínez, an assassin from Amsterdam, kicked Bamford in the face and fled. Martinez should have been sent off,’ he claimed. The British Express also commented that ‘Martínez was lucky not to receive a red card’.
The Daily Mail reported: ‘Martínez should have been sent off. Martinez’s stud slapped him in the cheek and hit him in the back of the head. He also introduced the reaction of a fan who claimed that he would have known what kind of motion he was doing.
Lisandro Martinez has been active as a key player while transferring from Ajax (Netherlands) to Manchester United this season. Lisandro Martinez is trusted by manager Ten Hag of Manchester United and is showing steady performance in the Premier League, but against Leeds United, he was criticized for malicious play.