[WATCH] - Manchester United's Garnacho destroys Reece James with a single move

Garnacho celebrates against Reece James and Chelsea. (Photo Credit: TheFergusonWay/X)

[WATCH] - Manchester United's Garnacho destroys Reece James with a single move

Izuchukwu Akawor 09:36 - 07.12.2023

Manchester United returned to winning ways against Chelsea, with Garnacho one of the stars of the evening.

Chelsea’s skipper Reece James had a night to forget after Alejandro Garnacho dismantled him during the game against Manchester United.

Garnacho emerged as one of the stars of the night as United defeated Chelsea 2-1 to return to winning ways in the Premier League on Wednesday night. 

Garnacho vs Reece James

United and Chelsea went into the game in different forms. The Blues were looking to consolidate on their win against Brighton while the Red Devils needed to banish the ghost of that defeat to Newcastle United.

However, the match was evenly poised at the break following goals from Scott McTominay and Cole Palmer. But things peaked in the second half after the introduction of James, who started the tie from the bench.

Garnacho assisted the winner against the Blues.
Garnacho assisted the winner against the Blues. (Photo Credit: Banny/X)

The chelsea captain came face-to-face with United’s Garnacho whose agility and speed proved to be a problem for the England star.

United’s academy graduate, Garnacho, 19, was a threat with the ball at his feet and a moment during the game between him and the Chelsea skipper has become a talking point on social media.

In a split second, the Argentine youngster darted past James with lightning-quick feint that left the defender flat-footed.

The crowd erupted in cheers as the United winger elegantly maneuvered his way around Reece, with the video now making the rounds on social media.

Reece James had a nightmare time against Garnacho.| Premier League Image

Garnacho capped off his excellent display by setting up McTominay for the winner in the 69th minute. The assist was a summation of his performance of the day before he was subbed off in the 89th minute for veteran, Jonny Evans.

The youngster created three chances, made two key passes, had five attempts and completed just one dribble, a memorable one against Reece James. 

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