Keane slams Man Utd and Man City players for post-match behaviour after draw

Roy Keane was left fuming by Manchester United and Manchester City players exchanging pleasantries following their bore draw at Old Trafford.

The teams cancelled each other out during a game of few chances on Saturday evening, and the derby match never really ignited.

Both managers seemed content to settle for a point, however, and speaking to Sky Sports Keane expressed his disappointment with the lack of ambition shown by the sides.

“You’ve got to gamble a little bit” he said. “You’ve got to try and win a game of football.

“You don’t settle for draws, I’m listening to John Stones talking about a clean sheet and blah blah blah. You’ve got to go and win football matches!

Plenty of players exchanged pleasantries at full-time

“People say there’s a long way to go in the season, but when the game is there for you. I never felt Man City were going to score many goals. Go and find a way to win the game of football.”

Keane was also far from impressed as both sets of players embraced each other following the full-time whistle.

He added: “At the end of the game the staff and players are hugging, smiling, chatting with each other. Just get down the tunnel, I don’t get it! Everyone wants to be pals with each other, and be popular!

“You’re playing for these clubs, particularly Man Utd, to win football matches! Not to be mates with everybody!”

Roy Keane was not impressed by what he saw

The result leaves United one point above City in seventh place, but both teams are in danger of being left adrift in the title race.

If Tottenham and Liverpool win their games on Sunday they would both move seven points clear of United and eight points ahead of City having played a game more than both.

Next up for United is a game against bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United on Thursday, while City host struggling West Brom on Tuesday.

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