Manchester United had to settle for one point when they visited The Hawthorns, West Bromwich Albion headquarters in the matchday 24 Premier League match on Sunday (15/2).
The Red Devils fell behind first through Mbaye Diagne’s quick goal in the second minute, lucky Bruno Fernandes managed to save his team from defeat through an equalizer in the 44th minute. West Brom final score 1-1 MU.
Quite a number of interesting events occurred during the 90 minutes, including Diagne, who according to the captain of the Red Devils, Harry Maguire had already committed a foul on Victor Lindelof before hitting the ball against David de Gea, but it turned out that the coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer disagreed. with these foster children’s comments.
“As a former striker, I think the goals scored by Mbaye Diagne are legitimate. But Harry Maguire who is a center-back said it was not a goal. It was just a matter of clarity and consistency. I don’t call it a foul,” Solskjaer said as reported by the Mirror.
Not only complaining about West Brom’s opener, Maguire was also furious that Craig Pawson canceled his team’s penalty after the Englishman was brought down by Sami Ajayi in the penalty box in the 64th minute. After seeing the replay via VAR, Maguire was deemed to be in position first offside.
One point against West Brom is certainly a very detrimental thing for Man United, especially before they were also held to a 3-3 draw by Everton. Now the club which is based at Old Trafford is indeed still in second place, but is only within goal difference with Leicester City who is in third.
After this match, the players will first focus on the Europa League competition. they have been awaited by the representatives of Spain, Real Sociedad, Friday (19/2) in the morning WIB.