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(Video) Magnificent De Gea denies Watford from penalty spot twice

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under immense pressure and now owes his number one a huge thanks.

Despite coming into Saturday’s Premier League match as the heavy favourites, the Red Devils nearly found themselves one nill down inside the game’s first 10-minutes.

Midfielder Scott McTominay was seen fouling Joshua King with the referee taking no time to point towards the penalty spot.

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Fearing for the worst, Solskjaer watched on as winger Ismaila Sarr stepped up to take the kick, which despite being saved by David De Gea, was then followed up by Kiko Femeina.

However, in a fortunate turn of events, Jonathan Moss ordered a retake after it became apparent a pre-penalty infringement had been made.

Expecting to see Sarr do better on his second take – fans were left stunned after De Gea came to the Red Devils’ rescue for the second time in as many minutes.

Pictures courtesy of +Sport Direct

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