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Vincent Kompany testimonial: Jamie Carragher relieved to see Gary Neville go off injured

Neville and Carragher lined up together for the Premier League All-stars XI (Picture: Getty)

Jamie Carragher was grateful Gary Neville pulled his hamstring mid-way through Vincent Kompany testimonial after his error gifted the Manchester City legends an early goal.

Neville endured a nightmare opening minute at the Etihad, losing sight of Martin Petrov and leaving the former City star free to run through on goal.

After Petrov smashed the ball into the roof of the net, Carragher blasted Neville for abandoning his runner and leaving Petrov all alone on the wing.

Neville then pulled his hamstring and Carragher was relieved to see his fellow pundit hobble off.

"He gave a goal away in the first minute, pulls his hamstring and then after he goes off – we're fine!" πŸ˜‚@Carra23 still isn't happy with @GNev2β€¦πŸ‘€ pic.twitter.com/lq9UF106E3

β€” Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) September 11, 2019

Youve got to go with your runners, havent ya? Youve got to go with your runners, he told Sky Sports after the game.

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He (Neville) gives a goal away in the first minute, pulls his hamstring and then after he goes off, were fine.

We were in total control when he went off. Youve got to go with your runners. How many times have we heard Gary Neville said that on Monday Night Football?

Soccer Football - Vincent Kompany's Testimonial - Manchester City Legends v Premier League All-Stars - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - September 11, 2019 Premier League All-Stars' Gary Neville with Jamie Carragher after sustaining an injury Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine
Carragher was not impressed with Nevilles defending (Picture: Reuters)

While Nevilles early error put the Premier League All-stars on the back foot, Robbie Keane levelled proceedings with a slick finish after a flowing move that involved former Manchester United trio MichaelRead More – Source

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