Henry criticises Sanchez's costly miss against Newcastle

Premier League legend Thierry Henry says he cannot understand why Alexis Sanchez didn't score against Newcastle United, after the Chilean was presented with a golden opportunity to give his side the lead early in the second half.

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Henry, who is now an analyst with Sky Sports, praised Sanchez's teammate Romelu Lukaku - who Henry coaches as part of his role with the Belgium national team - but was critical of Manchester United's newest signing, during the loss to Newcastle.

"I actually don’t know (why Sanchez didn’t shoot)," Henry said.

"Great pass from Romelu Lukaku, I thought he was very good today.

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"And now, go around the ball and shoot. He didn't and he allowed Lejeune to make the recovery there.

"He has a look, I don't know why he doesn't shoot before that."



The miss proved crucial as United went on to lose 1-0 to Newcastle and allow Manchester City to maintain a 16-point lead at the top of the Premier League. 


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Published 12 February 2018 at 12:55pm
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