Month: November 2017
Man United Vs Benfica, Why Daley Blind Become Penalty Executor?
Manchester United have a new penalty executor when diving Champions League Group A match against Benfica at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, Tuesday (31/10/2017) local time or Wednesday morning GMT Agensbobet33.net. Manager Jose Mourinho said that he made the decision.
The duel was won by Manchester United with the score 2-0. Man United goal scored by Mile Svilar (45′-suicide) and Daley Blind (78′-penalty).
Before Blind became Red Devils penalty shooter, Anthony Martial was on duty. However, kick 12 Martial fitting in the 15th minute ditepis Benfica goalkeeper, Mile Svilar.
“Anthony Martial is a player in charge of executing a penalty,” Mourinho said as quoted by the BBC.
“He took the penalty and failed, he was not on the pitch when we got penalties again,” said Mourinho.
Interestingly, Romelu Lukaku went straight and prepared to become the executioner. However, Ander Herrera approached my Luke and made my Luke back.
In less than a minute, it was Herrera’s turn to retreat as Blind came. Mourinho also explained the situation.
“The players are happy to take responsibility, Romelu Lukaku and Ander Herrera,” said Mourinho.
“However, my choice is Daley Blind, that’s my decision,” said Mourinho.