'Painful' - Channel Seven slammed for Manchester United coverage

The free-to-air channel hasn't won football fans over...

Channel Seven have been heavily criticised for their coverage of Manchester United's friendly against Perth Glory on Saturday at Optus Stadium.

Seven surprisingly won the rights to broadcast the match despite Fox Sports, SBS and Channel Ten usually televising the round ball game in Australia

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Deciding to show the match on Seven Two, instead of their main channel, the game was broadcast by Seven in standard definition with football fans far from impressed with the vision nor the commentary. 

To make matters worse, the game itself struggled to hit any great heights in the first half with neither side able to open the scoring. 

Red Devils star Paul Pogba was named on the bench for the match, with Romelu Lukaku missing completely through a minor injury.