Man Utd Vs Leicester: Rodgers fumes as McTomminay escapes red card

We scored what I felt was a couple of great goals, their keeper made a great save from Wesley’s header, and we’re bitterly disappointed not to get the second goal."
Man Utd Vs Leicester: Rodgers fumes as McTomminay escapes red card
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Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers, was left dissatisfied after Manchester United midfielder, Scott McTominay, escaped a red card for a tackle on James Maddison in the 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.

Kelechi Iheanacho gave the visitors a second-half lead which lasted only three minutes, thanks to Fred's equaliser.

The Foxes thought they'd stolen the win late in the game but for the intervention of the VAR after spotting a foul by Iheanacho on Varane during the build-up.

However, during an interview after the game, Rodgers couldn't help but make reference to McTominay's dangerous tackle that left Maddison in agony and referee Andre Marriner only brandished a yellow card.

Rodgers told Sky Sports: “We had one earlier in the season [at West Ham] when Ayoze Perez - Michael Oliver, who is the fourth official today - sent him off. The ball gets away from him and got sent off, a similar sort of one. But yeah, we got the yellow.”

Speaking on the outcome of the game, he added, “We were very good in large spells. We started well. We could have been more precise with the passing, but our positioning and movement were good. We scored what I felt was a couple of great goals, their keeper made a great save from Wesley’s header, and we’re bitterly disappointed not to get the second goal.

“Varane’s used his experience. He gets contact and goes down, but that wasn’t what led to the goal. Harry has missed a challenge, their full-back has missed a challenge, the ball’s come out and we’ve finished it. So they still had opportunities to finish it. And I thought we were deserving of that. We’re bitterly disappointed with the decision, as we deserved to win the game.”

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