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How Paul Pogba missed watching Fellaini's equaliser for Man United in Cup defeat

How Paul Pogba missed watching Fellaini's equaliser for Man United in Cup defeat

- Manchester United crashed out of the 2018 EFL Cup after losing to Derby County at Old Trafford

- The Red Devils were beaten 8-7 on penalties after playing 2-2 draw in regulation period

- Pogba however already conceded defeat before his side grabbed the equaliser as he was spotted getting up from his side in the late minutes of the game

France international Paul Pogba reportedly missed Marouane Fellaini's superb equaliser for Manchester United in their EFL third round clash at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils were close to losing the game on normal regulation period before Belgian Fellaini pulled a dramatic equalizer for the hosts in the 95th minute of the meeting.

United grabbed the opening goal through Juan Mata as early as the third minute and maintained their lead all through the first half.

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However, the lower league side leveled up in the 59th minute via Harry Wilson and an 86th minute strike from Jack Marriott put them ahead for the first time in the game.

Frank Lampard's men were going to nick this game in the normal regulation time until Fellaini restored parity for his side.

Meanwhile, the Russia 2018 World Cup winner was said to have left his sit earlier - reasons he missed the goal that stretched the game into penalties.

And at the end of the day, Derby County progress to the next stage of the championship at the expense of the Premier League side.

Pogba, who was recently demoted from his assistant captain role was rested for the game by his manager Jose Mourinho.

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The former Juventus star was sighted rising from his seat as United appeared to be heading to defeat in his all white outfit.

England international Phil Jones missed the only penalty that crashed his team out of the championship as Frank Lampard went ahead to beat his former manager Mourinho in their first meeting as opponents.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has slammed England defender Phil Jones after losing 8-7 to Derby County on penalties in their EFL Cup third round encounter at Old Trafford.

Goals from Harry Wilson and James Marriott in the 59th and 85th minutes cancelled out Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini's goals as both sides ended 2-2 after normal regulation time.

The Portuguese tactician however expressed fear when the penalties hit sudden death with his two centre-backs coming up.

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