MANCHESTER UNITED legend Paul Scholes has hit out at Anthony Martial for 'doing nothing' in the defeat to Istanbul Basaksehir.
Despite scoring a superb header in the 2-1 loss in Turkey, the Frenchman and his team-mates endured a disastrous evening to pile pressure on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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United's defence took the brunt for the criticism after conceding two shocking goals.
But Scholes also singled out Martial for his lack of movement.
The former midfielder said on BT Sport: "The movement from the centre-forwards was virtually non-existent.
"Anthony Martial, the amount of times I looked up when a midfielder had the ball, he was just stood in between the two centre-backs doing nothing.
"I’m a big fan of Martial but the amount of times I looked up and he was walking, he has have to realise as a centre forward – every now and again you have to move if you’re going to score a goal.
"You can’t just be walking in front of two centre-backs doing nothing.
"When a midfield player has got time on the ball – I look up he’s walking, Rashford is coming to the ball – it’s not his strength.
"Sometimes experienced players like a Matic have to tell them. They almost need coaching through a game."
Scholes also took the time to lay into the defence and likened them to an Under-10's team.
He was particularly scathing about Istanbul's opener when Demba Ba was left totally unmarkedon the halfway line as his side cleared a corner.
Scholes added: "That goal is completely down to organisation. It’s like Under-10’s football.
"What the back four were doing I have no idea, it’s embarrassing."
Co-commentator Martin Keown labelled it as 'comical', while Robin van Persie also ripped into the Red Devils.
The Dutchman, 37, said: "I've never seen a goal conceded like that first goal – usually you leave two defenders at the back."
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