Harry Maguire admitted he didn’t suppose he ought to have been given a penalty in Manchester United’s win over Everton.
Maguire noticed appeals for a spot-kick waved away within the second half of United’s 3-1 victory at Goodison Park, which got here by way of two objectives from Bruno Fernandes and a late Edinson Cavani strike.
Referee Paul Tierney didn’t give Maguire a penalty after an alleged foul by Jordan Pickford within the field and the VAR officers agreed with the on-field determination after a short verify.
And Maguire believed he fouled Pickford within the build-up to the incident, as he stated in a publish match interview with MUTV after the win.
“I simply defined this in there, I personally don’t suppose it was [a penalty],” stated the United captain.
“I feel perhaps I fouled Jordan first. I did put a hand into his chest when he went to catch the ball and I did really feel contact on my knee.
“I felt like I most likely pushed Jordan earlier than and I do know everybody’s most likely attempting to leap on him dropping the ball however I did really feel like I pushed him. I’d say [a penalty] would have been a bit bit comfortable.”
United didn’t want the penalty as Fernandes’ Man Of The Match efficiency impressed them to a significant victory, which takes the strain off boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Nearly all of the United squad now head out on worldwide obligation with no membership video games for a fortnight.