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(Video) Everton midfielder spotted throwing punch at Fred as VAR misses exchange

Manchester United’s early kick-off on Saturday afternoon against Everton saw both sides involved in a fierce exchange during the game’s first half.

Midfielder Scott McTominay tried to pick up full-back Lucas Digne after the Frenchman appeared to be injured on the floor, which sparked outrage among both sides.

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Although the scenes that proceeded appeared to be blown out of proportion, upon closer inspection, it has become clear that Toffees’ midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure threw more than one punch at United’s Fred.

Despite VAR taking a look at the events, the officiating system failed to detect any wrongdoing.

Lucky – very lucky indeed.

Pictures courtesy of BT Sport

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One response to “(Video) Everton midfielder spotted throwing punch at Fred as VAR misses exchange”

  1. Red avenger says:

    Real news story here: Stretty news looking for excuses because they couldn’t beat an average Everton with SIX first team players missing.
    McTominay shouldn’t be dragging opposing players off the floor. Also no one was punished for the challenge on Digne, but hey let’s take any focus away from our deficiencies.