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Ryan Giggs attacks one Man Utd player after 1-1 draw with Wolves



Manchester United legend, Ryan Giggs has criticised Striker Marcus Rashford for not demanding to take the penalty ahead of Midfielder Paul Pogba during the club’s 1-1 draw against Wolves in the Premier League on Monday night.

Giggs described Rashford’s decision to allow Pogba took the penalty against Wolves as a ‘shame’, adding that the England international should have taken it after scoring a penalty in Man United’s 4-0 win over Chelsea last two weeks.
Anthony Martial’s first-half goal was cancelled out by Ruben Neves after the break.

Man United had the chance to take all three points after the referee awarded a penalty.

Pogba stepped up after discussing with Rashford and saw his kick saved by Rui Patricio.

“Rashford is a centre-forward, scores a goal in his first league game, penalty, you get another penalty in the next game, you’ve got to be demanding to take it,” Giggs told Optus Sport.

“It’s a shame, he was really disciplined tonight.

“Pogba has not got a great record either of scoring penalties. He doesn’t score every penalty he takes.

“It seems like whoever wins the penalty gets to take it, I wonder if [Harry] Maguire or [Victor] Lindelof win the penalty, who gets to take it?

“I was surprised. I’m not surprised that Paul Pogba stepped up, because he’s that kind of player, which is obviously encouraging.

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“I’m just surprised when you’ve scored a penalty the game before, that you get a penalty the next game you don’t take it. So you open up to criticism then, because if Marcus misses it then OK, you can miss a penalty, but now everybody is talking about why Marcus didn’t take it, why did Pogba take it?

“It should have been Marcus. It’s a strange one because before the game you usually have a designated penalty taker and you would think it would be Marcus after scoring last week. Like I say, he’s done it the week before.”

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