Manchester United star slammed for 'baby-level, ugly, unsportsmanlike' behaviour

Alejandro Garnacho, Anthony Martial, Andre Onana, Raphael Varane, Christian Eriksen of Manchester United react to conceding a penalty during the UEFA Champions League match between Manchester United and F.C. Copenhagen at Old Trafford on October 24, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)
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Manchester United youngster Alejandro Garnacho has faced heavy criticism for his actions during their Champions League win over Copenhagen on Tuesday night. 

With the score 1-0 deep into stoppage time at the end of the game, referee Marco Guida awarded Copenhagen a penalty after Scott McTominay raised his boot high against Mohamed Elyounoussi. During the VAR check, players surrounded the referee, remonstrating over the foul - except for Garnacho. 

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.