Manchester United are nonetheless coping with the aftermath of their embarrassing 6-1 defeat to Tottenham within the Premier League on Sunday.
That defeat adopted a loss at Crystal Palace and a somewhat unconvincing win towards Brighton, leaving United with simply three factors to their identify from the opening three matches of the brand new Premier League season.
On a day to neglect, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet additionally misplaced Anthony Martial after he was proven a straight purple card for violent conduct.
In actuality, although, that does not inform the total story as United can definitely really feel aggrieved that Erik Lamela was not issued with the same punishment after his involvement within the incident.
Amongst these left livid by the choice was Marcus Rashford, who noticed the occasions unfold in entrance of him at Outdated Trafford, and he questioned the choice.
Remarkably, he discovered himself arguing with United captain Harry Maguire, who defended the choice, and the phrases he spoke have now been revealed.
After referee Anthony Taylor brandished a yellow at Lamela, Rashford stated: “Why? It is the identical [as Martial’s offence]?”, to which Maguire replied: “It’s not violent conduct. They’ve checked.”
Earlier than he might end, Rashford interrupted: “He has elbowed him!” And the centre-back retorted: “They’ve checked and stated it’s not.”
A extra incensed Rashford stated again: “How?! How is it not?!”, and United followers have agreed with what the ahead needed to say and the replays displaying he did have some extent.
Maguire’s stance on the scenario and actions have since attracted fury from many United followers on social media who consider that, as captain, he ought to have been arguing the identical case to the officers.
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