BRUNO FERNANDES showed why he is Manchester United captain during their Champions League clash against Galatasaray.
The Red Devils raced into the lead via a clinical finish from Alejandro Garnacho.
TNT SPORTSFernandes tried to calm Garnacho down after he scored[/caption]
TNT SPORTSHe pushed his team-mates away from the hostile home fans[/caption]
TNT SPORTSThe referee asked him to calm his players down[/caption]
United are playing in a hostile atmosphere in Turkey and home fans tried to intimidate their opponents as they held up a banner that read “welcome to hell” before kick-off.
But Garnacho silenced the crowd with his goal after just 11 minutes.
He ran away in celebration and made gestures towards Galatasaray fans.
Fernandes was clearly wary not to wind-up the hosts and pushed his team-mate away from them.
This came after Galatasaray keeper Fernando Muslera was involved in a heated exchange with Garnacho.
Fernandes was later told by the referee to keep his team-mates calm.
He continued to show leadership as he netted United’s second of the game with a brilliant long range effort to make it 2-0.
The passionate Portuguese midfielder then ended up costing his team as he charged back to defend, giving away a free-kick on the edge of the box in desperation.
Hakim Ziyech converted to make it 2-1 as the players then went in for half-time.
“He assessed his team-mate needed that goal. He has the confidence in Rashy, who is a good penalty taker.
“As a team you need that leadership that you back each other.”
But Fernandes has received plenty of criticism since taking the armband from Harry Maguire.
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