Man Utd SHOULD have had penalty in Palace draw, says ex-ref Mark Halsey


MANCHESTER UNITED ought to have been awarded a second half penalty for Chris Richards’ problem on Scott McTominay.

The Pink Devils midfielder was introduced down contained in the field and Richards didn’t contact the ball.


McTominay was challenged by RichardsCredit score: Getty
Halsey says United should've had a penalty


Halsey says United ought to’ve had a penaltyCredit score: PA

Crystal Palace couldn’t have argued if referee Robert Jones had pointed to the spot.

VAR official Neil Swarbrick didn’t intervene as a result of he felt it was not a transparent and apparent error however had the spot-kick been given then the choice wouldn’t have been overturned.

It was an enormous name at 1-0 to United as Palace rallied to achieve a late equaliser.

Michael Olise went on to attain a late added-time equaliser, blasting a free-kick in off the underside of the bar.

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The draw leaves United eight factors off Premier League leaders Arsenal.

A win at Selhurst Park would’ve seen Erik ten Hag’s males transfer inside six factors forward of Sunday’s conflict with the Gunners.

Ten Hag was not happy together with his aspect failing to kill the sport off with a second aim.

The Dutchman grumbled: “We dropped two factors.


“While you’re profitable with two minutes to go…

“We’ve got to speculate extra to get that second aim after which not be in that scenario {that a} fortunate second prices you two factors.

“We have been 1-0 up. Within the second half we had lots of area to kill them and go for the second.

“I by no means noticed we actually went for the second aim.

“It’s difficult to say (why). I have to criticise my team. Go for the second.”

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