Gary Neville says Leeds loss was his worst ever result

Gary Neville during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool FC at Etihad Stadium on January 3, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Leeds United still haunt Gary Neville.

Gary Neville during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool FC at Etihad Stadium on January 3, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Gary Neville has said that defeat to Leeds United was the worst result in his playing career.

Neville was referring to a 1-0 loss against the Whites in the FA Cup back in 2010.

 

 

He was part of a Manchester United side which lost at home due to a Jermaine Beckford goal.

Leeds were heavy underdogs, as a League One side going up against the reigning Premier League champions at the time.

It is a game Leeds fans still look back on fondly. Neville less so.

Asked during a Twitter Q&A about his worst ever result, he referred back to that one, calling it embarrassing.

United would go on to beat Leeds in the League Cup at Elland Road a couple of years later, but it did little to detract from their FA Cup loss in the previous meeting.

The two sides last met in pre-season, with Leeds losing 4-0. 

Neville suffered defeat to Leeds recently when the Salford City side he co-owns were beaten 3-0 by the Whites in the Carabao Cup.

But that was no embarrassment, with Salford the underdogs. Leeds defied even bigger odds in 2010.

Jermaine Beckford (R) of Leeds United celebrates scoring the opening goal during the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON 3rd Round match between Manchester United and Leeds United at Old Trafford on...

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