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Paul Pogba ‘apologised to the entire Manchester United squad’ after 10-yard sitter against Liverpool

Paul Pogba heaped the blame for Manchester United‘s missed opportunity at Anfield onto himself, reportedly apologising to his team-mates in the dressing room. 

The 27-year-old put in one of United’s stronger performances amid a lacklustre night for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side, with Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford among those well below-par. 

However, the game’s golden chance did fall to the Frenchman. Pogba trapped Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s cross and pulled the trigger 10-yards from goal, firing straight at Alisson when a shot either side of the Brazilian would have been a certain goal.  

Paul Pogba was furious with himself after missing a golden opportunity against Liverpool

Paul Pogba was furious with himself after missing a golden opportunity against Liverpool

Paul Pogba was furious with himself after missing a golden opportunity against Liverpool 

The Manchester United star fired straight at Alisson from 10-yards, before the game ended 0-0

The Manchester United star fired straight at Alisson from 10-yards, before the game ended 0-0

The Manchester United star fired straight at Alisson from 10-yards, before the game ended 0-0

Pogba blamed himself for United’s inability to beat the Reds and apologised to the squad 

If he’d scored, United would be four points clear of Man City at the top. They’d have moved five points clear of Liverpool, and gotten one over the Reds by delivering their first Anfield defeat since April 2017.  

Pogba recoiled in agony after missing the chance and was still furious in the dressing-room after the final whistle – apologising in front of the entire squad, according to Metro

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly told the World Cup winner to ‘forget’ the sitter, as Harry Maguire and Scott McTominay sympathised with their team-mate.   

Pogba was one of United's better performers on a poor night of football from both sides

Pogba was one of United's better performers on a poor night of football from both sides

Pogba was one of United’s better performers on a poor night of football from both sides 

Pogba was in-and-out of the starting line-up at the start of the season but is starting to put-in consistently better performances, playing every minute of United’s last four matches after seemingly winning Solskjaer’s trust. 

There was still good news on Sunday though, as United extended their unbeaten run in the Premier League to 12 games.   

Pogba and Co face a trip to Fulham on Wednesday, hoping to get back to winning-ways ahead of a rematch with Liverpool in the FA Cup on Sunday.  

Source: Daily

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