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Man Utd fans slam De Gea after howler gifts Everton equaliser in FA Cup clash

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DAVID DE GEA came under the spotlight of Manchester United fans after a huge error in their FA Cup clash against Everton. The usually reliable Spaniard failed to deal with a low cross at from Neal Maupay, seeing the ball cannon off both feet before it squirmed through his legs to allow Conor Coady to tap in. 5David De Gea failed to deal with Neal Maupay’s low crossCredit: ITV 5The ball then cannoned off both feetCredit: ITV 5And squirmed through his legsCredit: ITV 5Straight into the path of Conor CoadyCredit: ITV 5Who tapped the ball home to equaliseCredit: ITV And the bizarre incident left United fans wondering just what he was doing. Taking to Twitter one fan asked: “What on earth was De Gea doing?!” A second added: “What the hell was that 😳” A third remarked: “What did I just watch?” Some fans tried to guess just what may have transpired. “Break dancing by the looks of it,” said one fan. A second said: “Making errors since he’s not done many this season. It’s tradition.” While another suggested: “Keeping the game interesting.” Most read in FA Cup The blunder comes on the day Crystal Palace keeper Jack Butland was brought in on loan to provide back up. And some fans want the Englishman between the sticks straight away. One fan said: “De Gea howler. Time for Butland.” A second added: “Butland where you at mate de gea is sleeping.” Another fan declared: “De Gea, I will forever be haunted by this comical nonsense.” Antony had opened the scoring for United after four minutes following an excellent burst of pace from Marcus Rashford to set up a passing lane to the far post. Rashford then created a second when he burst into the box and whipped a cross into a dangerous area which Coady inadvertently turned into his own net. The Englishman then rounded out a superb evening for himself as he netted a penalty won by Alejandro Garnacho.

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