Big run-ups with little steps have become a trademark of Pogba's penalties.
For large parts of this encounter at Old Trafford, United were unrecognisable from the team that sat deep and effectively surrendered to Juventus in one of the most emphatic 1-0 defeats in living memory on Tuesday.
Manager Jose Mourinho, who has criticised the player in the past this season, on this occasion took to the 25-year-old's defence, arguing that he likes to see players be fearless and stating that he has no interest in "Mickey Mouse" players who shirk responsibility in such situations.
The youngster missed a one-on-one in the second half after being sent through by Mata and was finally put out of his misery in the 64th minute as Lukaku was brought into the game for the man brought in to replace him, not doing particularly better though as he too, spurned a clear header to seal the game for United. The Everton midfielder avoided a booking shortly after earning his first, but his team-mates argued that he got the ball and it should not have been a penalty at all.
"For us it is nearly an impossible mission to keep a clean sheet even with the phenomenal goalkeeper we have and to score goals is really hard for us".
'The thing I like is the desire to take it, ' Mourinho said.Читайте также: Demarcus Cousins Receives First Stat as a Warrior: An Ejection
"In the last nine matches between Lukaku and Rashford they have scored one goal if I am not wrong".
I think they were good. He wants to play and he knows that to do that he has to go in a certain direction.
Much to the chagrin and dismay of many Evertonians, John Moss was the appointed referee.
Sigurdsson neatly slammed the ball into the top right corner, with De Gea going low the other way to make it 2-1. Pickford dives to his right and keeps it out but Pogba is able to gobble up the rebound. Pogba was then stripped of his role as vice-captain.
Organised the back four with authority for most of the game but gave away an terrible penalty, unnecessarily lunging in the box to give Everton a route back into the game. He missed against Everton and today they get two penalties [against Arsenal]and he wants to take.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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