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Why has MU received so many incredible penalties this season? (Part 2)

7. Anthony Martial vs Norwich City (October 27, 2019)

Fred threw a volley forward, sending the ball into the arm of Todd Cantwell raised above his head. Technology once again decided to penalize MU, but Martial was blocked by goalkeeper Krul. 

Verdict: Penalty clear

8. Marcus Rashford vs Chelsea (October 30, 2019)

Speed ​​was again the key when James crossed into the box to make Marcos Alonso clumsily fouled from behind.

Verdict: Penalty clear

9. Marcus Rashford vs Tottenham (December 4, 2019)

Rashford accelerated to defeat Serge Aurier on the left before crossing Moussa Sissoko in the penalty area. The Tottenham midfielder had an impact on both feet causing Rashford to fall onto the pitch.

Verdict: Penalty, although Rashford is a bit lucky 

10. Marcus Rashford vs Man City (December 7, 2019)

Although the referee continued, VAR decided to punish Rashford with a speed that surpassed Gabriel Jesus before being blocked by Bernardo Silva in the penalty area.

Verdict: Penalty clear

11. Juan Mata vs AZ Alkmaar (December 12, 2019)
This time, Mason Greenwood’s speed is decisive. The teen striker was defeated by Owen Wijndal.

Verdict: Penalty clear

12. Marcus Rashford vs Norwich (January 11, /2020)

The speed of Williams brought a penalty for MU. It was a clever move from the young defender in the face of goalkeeper Krul.

Verdict: Williams is clever, but still a penalty

13. Mason Greenwood vs Tranmere (January 26, 2020)

Tahith Chong suddenly received the ball and was faster than goalkeeper Scott Davies, who was forced to stop with his feet.

Verdict: Penalty clear

14. Bruno Fernandes vs Watford (February 23, 2020)

Speed ​​again was the key for MU when Fernandes went into the penalty area and goalkeeper Ben Foster was forced to stop.

Verdict: Penalty clear

15. Bruno Fernandes vs Club Brugge (February 27, 2020)

Red card for defender Simon Deli when holding out his arm to block Daniel James shot, which is absolutely unnecessary.

Verdict: Penalty clear

16. Bruno Fernandes vs Tottenham (June 19, 2020)

MU was awarded two penalties in this match, with the second being overturned by VAR. There was no doubt about the first situation when Pogba was felled by Eric Dier in the penalty area.

Verdict: Penalty clear

17. Marcus Rashford vs Bournemouth (July 7, 2020)

Adam Smith uses his right hand to push the ball after Nemanja Matic’s shot. It was clearly discovered by referee Mike Dean.

Verdict: Penalty clear

18. Bruno Fernandes vs Aston Villa (July 9, 2020)

The most controversial situation on social networks. Fernandes, who tried to control the ball in the box, stepped on the foot of Konsa of Aston Villa. 

Verdict: MU’s most suspicious penalty in the season

Why has MU received so many incredible penalties this season? (Part 1)

MU has received a total of 18 penalties this season in all competitions. So what is the reason for this special situation?

Man Utd has been awarded 18 penalties in all competitions this season, including 13 in the Premier League. Most recently the controversial situation that Bruno Fernandes brought in the victory over Aston Villa.

But does MU benefit from luck or is there a reason they have won a lot of penalties? Here are all 18 decisions to award penalties for the “Red Devils”.

1. Marcus Rashford vs Chelsea (August 11, 2019) 

Rashford broke into the penalty area and turned the ball inward, causing Kurt Zouma to make a foul. It was a poor defensive act, after which Rashford scored from the penalty spot.

Verdict: Penalty clear

2. Paul Pogba vs Wolves (August 19, 2019)

Pogba and Martial organized the match and when the French midfielder turned the ball in the box, he fell under the outstretched legs of Conor Coady. Defender Wolves tried to talk about the fact that Pogba intentionally stumbled on his foot, even though the MU star failed.

Verdict: Clever fall but nonetheless a penalty

3. Marcus Rashford vs Crystal Palace (August 24, 2019)

Martial controlled the ball in the box and Scott McTominay stumbled under the impact of Luka Milivojevic. This time Rashford received a penalty but was unsuccessful.

Verdict: Penalty clear

4. Marcus Rashford vs Leicester City (September 24, 2019)

Leicester’s Caglar Soyuncu stretches his foot to the side as Rashford gets in the box.

Verdict: Penalty clear

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5. Anthony Martial vs Partizan Belgrade (October 24, 2019)

From the left, Brandon Williams accelerated to overcome Nemanja Miletic and the defender’s desperate effort made the opponent fall. Martial converted a penalty successfully.

Verdict: Penalty clear

6. Marcus Rashford vs Norwich City (October 27, 2019)

This was a penalty decided by VAR when Ben Godfrey nudged Daniel James into the penalty area to receive the ball from Martial. 

Verdict: Penalty clear