Manchester United's Anthony Martial won't be disciplined amid dive claim

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The fans booed and Pickford eventually made an excellent save but Pogba was alert and managed to slot home his own rebound to give Manchester United a 1-0 lead at half-time.

Pogba turned provider for Martial to curl past Pickford in the 49th minute but Gylfi Sigurdsson's penalty denied United what would have been only their second clean sheet of the season in the Premier League. It was good for us and good for me.

France World Cup victor Pogba and manager Jose Mourinho have had a hard relationship this season, but the Portuguese backed his player despite the miss.

"I like the player that says "I want to take it".

Pogba conducted his trademark stroll-up, taking 26 stuttering steps before seeing his penalty saved magnificently by Jordan Pickford although, fortunately for the taker and not the keeper, the ball broke for the United man to tap into an empty net.


In his pre-match press conference, Mourinho was happy to speak well of Silva saying, "The only thing I want to say is that I have a very good relationship with him".

Unfortunately they soon took their foot off the gas and let Everton back into the match which forced the players to defend for their lives.

Someone on social media pointed out that Pogba's little trot from start to finish took more time than Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt takes to run 100m.

"I always try to destabilise the goalkeeper and I always shoot like this".

Paul Pogba's penalty run-up has, once again, become the talk of the town. That was the effect of a goal we conceded and some chances we miss.


Redknapp also did not think the penalty should have stood after watching the replays, adding: "They get a huge slice of luck, it's not a penalty for me".

"The goalkeepers know his running up style, they don't move and they are waiting for his decision, so he has to learn from that".

"We have on us that extra factor that we are Manchester United, but we have to be strong enough and fearless enough to know that it's a game that we can win".

"It took quite a long time for his brain but also his body to be ready to play the way we want him to play. I think he's a great manager but he's not in the right club".


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