Paddy Davitt: Norwich City player ratings after a 4-0 Premier League hammering at Manchester United

PUBLISHED: 12:04 12 January 2020 | UPDATED: 14:13 12 January 2020

Norwich City were well beaten in the Premier League at Manchester United 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City were well beaten in the Premier League at Manchester United Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd


Group Football Editor Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries’ 4-0 Premier League defeat against Manchester United.

Here is Paddy's verdict on Daniel Farke's men, who were swept aside by a Marcus Rashford-inspired Manchester United at Old Trafford.

- Tim Krul

Big error in racing off his line to confront Brandon Williams to concede a penalty. 6

- Max Aarons

On the back foot for the most part. Failed to sense the danger in time for Rashford's first half burst and his partial clearance got the treatment from Mason Greenwood to complete the rout. 6

- Christoph Zimmermann

Beaten by Rashford's movement for the opener. Poor in possession inside his own half in the first half especially. 5

- Grant Hanley (C)

Jumped under Juan Mata's cross for Anthony Martial's header. Allowed Greenwood to get his shot off. Struggling with cramp in the second half before his withdrawal. 5

- Sam Byram

Worked over down his flank and not enough protection in front of him from Todd Cantwell. Notably for Mata's cross for the opener. 6

- Alex Tettey

No Old Trafford headlines this time around for the self-confessed Reds' fan. Unable to get close enough to United's free-running midfielders prior to the interval. 5

- Mario Vrancic

Offered no real protection to the back four in tandem with Alex Tettey. Unusually sloppy in possession with United pressing with intensity. 5

- Emi Buendia

Couple of glimpses of his class in open play - notably the pick for Cantwell's chance - but failed to spot Greenwood's run in behind in the build up to the penalty. 6

- Kenny McLean

Plenty of effort against the ball but unable to build a bridge to Adam Idah. 5

- Todd Cantwell

His anguished reaction said it all after David De Gea went full length to claw out his goalbound side-footed first half effort. But allowed Mata to cut inside far too easily to pick out Rashford for the first goal. 6

- Adam Idah

Massive day for the young man. No change out of two international centre backs but let down by his more experienced team mates. No real service. Did win the flick however that led indirectly to Cantwell's effort. 6

City substitutes

- Onel Hernandez 5

(for Adam Idah, 65)

- Ibrahim Amadou 5

(for Mario Vrancic, 65)

- Jamal Lewis n/a

(for Grant Hanley, 80)

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