Paul Scholes attacks one Chelsea player after 1-1 draw with Man United

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Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes has criticised the performance of Chelsea striker, Gonzalo Higuain in Red Devils' 1-1 draw against the Blues at Old Trafford.

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Juan Mata gave United the lead in the 11th minute but another goalkeeping error allowed Marcos Alonso to equalise two minutes before half-time.

Antonio Rudiger's speculative 35-yard shot was Chelsea's first effort on target and De Gea spilled the ball at Marcos Alonso's feet and he guided it in off the far post.

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Scholes blamed Higuain for his lacklustre display against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men, adding that Chelsea were 'almost playing with 10 men'.

"I think the centre-forward [position] is a problem," Scholes told TSN.

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"I think Higuain was poor today, they almost played with 10 men today.

"I thought Giroud, at least in the last 20 minutes, would have been given a chance.

"What they'll do if Hazard goes I'm not too sure, that's obviously going to be a big problem whatever team he's out of is going to suffer.

"I enjoy watching them, I think they've got some good footballers, but have they got enough to challenge for the league? I think they are two or three players short on that."

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