Harry Maguire Tickles Fans After Appearing to ‘mark His Teammate’ Moments

Harry Maguire Tickles Fans After Appearing to ‘mark His Teammate’ Moments Before Ukraine Goal

Manchester United centre-back Harry Maguire found himself on the spot once again as fans pointed out his role in England’s concession of the first goal against Ukraine on Saturday, September 9.

Gareth Southgate’s side went behind in the first half thanks to Oleksandr Zinchenko’s strike in the 29th minute, but England were back in the game as Kyle Walker gave his nation the leveller before halftime.

Neither side could find the winner, as the game ended in a 1-1 stalemate, with England putting themselves on course to qualify for Euro 2024 in Germany.

Harry Maguire of England passes the ball during the UEFA EURO 2024 European qualifier match between Ukraine and England at Stadion Wroclaw on September 9, 2023 in Wroclaw, Poland. Photo by PressFocus.Source: Getty ImagesDespite England’s decent run in the qualifiers, which has involved four wins and this latest draw, questions have still been asked about Southgate’s selections.

Fans were particularly lost for words when the manager left out James Ward-Prowse and Raheem Sterling from his latest call-up, despite the fact that two big names pulled out with injury.

Maguire on the spot againIn the Ukraine game, the spotlight once again went to Harry Maguire, who divided fans on social media for his role in Ukraine’s opener.

Maguire always seems to have the faith of the manager, despite his woes at club level that have left him devoid of game time.

As Ukraine attacked, Maguire appeared to come together with his centre-back partner Marc Guehi as the ball was played into the box for an unmarked Zinchenko to slot home, as cited on The Mirror.Here are some reactions from fans:

@VonWolf9 said:”Harry is doing Harry stuff. He needs to step away from the game now.”@solypapy added:

“Why single out Maguire?”@Billfran6ix said:

“Must everything be maguire he is not even at fault but your agendas have to stand.”While @surepunterwins added:

“It just shows Trey can still have a career at Man U.”England’s next game is a friendly against Scotland on September 12.