Man United saw best and worst of Chris Smalling, claims Roy Keane

The former Man United captain isn't impressed with Chris Smalling's defending for Wolfsburg's opener

Manchester United saw the best and the worst of Chris Smalling on Wednesday night, according to Roy Keane.

The England international was partly at fault for Wolfsburg opener in United’s 2-1 victory at Old Trafford in the Champions League group stage.

However, the United centre-half made amends with his 52nd-minute winner and a couple of vital clearances to protect the hosts’s slender lead against the Wolves.

Former Red Devils captain Keane couldn’t believe Smalling’s decision-making for the first goal after Daniel Caligiuri slipped past the United defence and scored.

“I’d like to ask Smalling: what were you thinking?” Keane told ITV Sport.

“I think we saw the best and the worst of Smalling with the winning goal and a couple of important headers.

“But what is he thinking for the first goal?”

The Red Devils are in second place in Champions League Group F after their 2-1 win against the Wolves.

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Louis van Gaal’s side make the trip to Russia to face CSKA Moscow in their next Champions League group-stage game.

More: Man United stars react to Wolfsburg win

The 20-time English champions make the trip to London to face Arsenal at The Emirates in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

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