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“It’s not on!” Casemiro BLASTED by ex-Manchester United midfielder for horror moment vs Burnley



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Antony’s effort in the 81st minute was not enough as Manchester United drew 1-1 with Burnley at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

After a comeback 4-2 win over Sheffield United during midweek, Manchester United fans were positive as they welcomed Burnley to Old Trafford in the Premier League.

The game saw both sides create multiple good chances that neither team could grasp during the first 80 minutes before Antony latched on to a loose pass to open the scoring with the game in the latter stages.

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However, a poor mix-up between Casemiro and André Onana saw Burnley awarded a penalty just five minutes after the home side took the lead. Zeki Amdouni duly dispatched it, ending the game in a 1-1 draw.

Although Onana gave away the penalty, the foul originated from an inexplicable decision by Casemiro to try to head the ball back to Onana. His head had nowhere near enough power as it looped in the air, with the goalkeeper bombing forward to try to clear the ball.

However, Onana only connected with Amdouni, and VAR offered up the verdict penalty, which was then scored.

Former United midfielder Owen Hargreaves, speaking at full time, has blasted Casemiro’s decision-making.

“That header from Casemiro is unbelievable. I don’t know what he’s thinking,” Hargreaves told Premier League Productions. “Obviously, Onana comes out and clatters into Amdouni, but that header from Casemiro—it’s just not on.

“At that stage in the game, and he’s obviously late, Onana, but he kept them in the game. He made so many big saves.”

Hargreaves then concluded that although Onana will be “criticised for giving away the penalty,” the blame for the goal should lie on the shoulders of Casemiro.

The Brazilian midfielder has had to play United’s last three games as a centre-back following injuries to every single one of United’s first-team defenders bar Harry Maguire.