Everton boss Silva accuses Martial of diving

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Manchester United’s Juan Mata

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Manchester United’s Juan Mata

When the game is balanced in the first 20-25 minutes, the penalty starts to put them ahead in the match and more comfortable.

Anthony Martial won the penalty, after going down under a challenge from Idrissa Gueye, although Everton manager Marco Silva accused him of diving to gain the decision.

"He wants to take them". "Or we play with the players that we did or we decide to give a rest to Lukaku, then [Marcus] Rashford, who plays as a winger?"

The hosts then almost scored a free header of their own, but Juan Mata was unable to steer Paul Pogba's cross either side of Jordan Pickford.

"He's 23 in December, he's a baby and it is really hard for us to pass comment because we don't work with him or know him but it looks to me that he gets discouraged easily and he gets moody".

"We came here to win the match, we played well and until that moment, the penalty, they had one chance, we had one chance".

Walcott had been played in by an excellent Michael Keane through-ball but he elected to shoot from a narrow angle rather than cross for one of the two Blue jerseys in the middle and his effort was beaten behind.

The Belgian striker last found the net in a 2-1 win over Watford in September - his fourth of the season - and his run of eight games without a goal has coincided with a hard spell for United.

Ander Herrera, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial, Ashley Young, Andreas Pereira and Fred also met the young players, whose predicament attracted worldwide attention last summer.

"Everton is not on paper a top-four side, but they are a team capable of coming here to fight for a result the way they did". He elected not to show the defender a second yellow for the offence, however. "I think he's a great manager but he's not in the right club".

Having reportedly rejected United's initial offer of a new contract, Martial ensured the week ended with the focus firmly on his talents as he created United's first and scored the second in a scintillating display.

"When they are chasing a game, they can be most exciting".

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