Man United supporters chant De Gea's name in support after error against Chelsea

Man United supporters chant De Gea's name in support after error against Chelsea

- Man United fans show support to David De Gea who has been error-prone in the past few weeks

- The Spain international conceded a cheap goal against Chelsea after failing to hold a shot

- Manchester United and Chelsea shared the spoils as top four battle enters its climax stage

Manchester United fans have thrown their weight behind David de Gea following the error made by the Spanish goalkeeper against Chelsea.

The Red Devils took on Chelsea in a Premier League game played at Old Trafford and ended the first half on a disappointing note after De Gea's blunder gifted the Blues their equalizer.

United had already taken the lead through Juan Mata in the 11th minute after lashing on to a cross from Luke Shaw to give the home side the deserved lead.

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But out of nothing, Maurizio Sarri's men leveled matters when the Spanish shot-stopper committed another blunder in as many matches this season.

The ex-Atletico Madrid star could not handle Antonio Rudiger's 25-yard shot as it fell kindly to Alonso who was quicker to react to the rebound as the ball found its way into the back of the net.

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However, United faithfuls were heard chanting De Gea's name as a show of support at Old Trafford as players returned into the field for the second 45 minutes.

The game eventually ended in a 1-1 draw as United's chances of finishing in the Premier League top four became slimmer.

There had been were calls for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop De Dea after his two mistakes led to goals in the 2-0 defeat by rivals Manchester City last Wednesday.

That came on the back of earlier errors against Arsenal, Wolves, Barcelona and Everton , with the uncertainty over De Gea's future cited as a reason for his loss of focus and form.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Manchester United and Chelsea played out a 1-1 draw in a Premier League week 36 fixture.

Juan Mata scored for United in the 11th minute but two minutes before half time, Marcos Alonso equalized as both teams shared the spoils at Old Trafford.

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