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UNCOVERED: Stats shocker for Fernandes in Man Utd defeat

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes struggled throughout the night in defeat at Champions League opponents Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday.

United were humbled in Turkey as they suffered a 2-1 defeat at Istanbul Basaksehir in their Champions League Group H encounter.

The Daily Mail reports this was highlighted by the fact Fernandes gave the ball away an astonishing 34 times - meaning the Portuguese playmaker gave the ball away more than once every three minutes.

Fernandes' pass completion was 72 per cent - United's lowest alongside Anthony Martial - while only 63.5 per cent his balls in the final third went to their intended target, highlighting his frustrating display.

Furthermore, this emphasised further by the fact he failed to create a single chance all game, only completed seven of his 14 long passes and didn't complete one cross from six attempts.


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