Nemanja Matic has heaped praise on Scott McTominay for another composed, dedicated midfield display during Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Liverpool over the weekend.
The 21-year-old, who has recently chosen to play for Scotland over England, was placed alongside Matic in a midfield pivot after Paul Pogba suffered an injury on the eve of the game.
And he produced a wonderfully dedicated performance, making a series of important interceptions and helping to stem the flow of Liverpool’s attack through the middle through his sheer energy.
Speaking soon after the game, Matic claimed that it was a joy to play alongside the midfielder.
“Scott is fantastic, it is a joy to play next to him,” he said. “He fights for the team, he runs a lot.”
“He plays like he’s a...
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