Manchester United followers have been left livid after Anthony Martial was despatched off for violent conduct towards Tottenham however the instigator, Eric Lamela, averted punishment.
Regardless of a really perfect begin following Bruno Fernandes’ penalty to place United forward after simply 30 seconds, issues have gone from dangerous to worse for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet.
A list of errors from defenders led to Spurs rapidly bringing the sport stage after which going forward by objectives from Tanguy Ndombele and Son Heung-min, however that would not be the top of United’s plight.
Whereas awaiting a Tottenham nook, Martial and Lamela clashed within the six yard field and it resulted in referee Antony Taylor brandishing a crimson card to the Frenchman.
Nevertheless, replays would then reveal that Lamela really appeared to lash out at Martial first earlier than the United striker retaliated, sending the Argentine to the bottom clutching his face.
Regardless of the usage of VAR, Lamela did not obtain his marching orders and Martial was compelled to depart the pitch, which infuriated supporters.
Issues did not get any higher for United following the crimson card, both. One other mistake on the again, this time a sloppy cross from Eric Bailly, noticed Harry Kane steal the ball and finally hearth it into the underside nook.
Spurs added a fourth earlier than the half-time whistle to cap off a depressing half, with Son getting his second of the sport after but extra dreadful defending.