Chelsea fans have claimed that Harry Maguire should have been given a red card after catching Michy Batshuayi in the groin with his boot.
Despite VAR giving Son Heung-min his marching orders for aiming a kick at Antonio Rudiger back in December, Manchester United skipper Maguire escaped punishment for a similar offence.
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The England defender was reacting angrily to a shove in the back from Batshuayi, who was deputising for the injured Tammy Abraham.
As Maguire falls on his back, the 26-year-old swivels his body around before petulantly kicking his right leg out and catching the Belgian in the groin.
Despite the challenge being reviewed by VAR, the decision was made that there was no violent conduct and play continued to the outrage of Chelsea fans at home.
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One tweeted: “How on holy hell is that not a red card.”
Another said: “Red card every day of the week.”
A third added: “How is that not a red? Forces his foot. With studs. Into Batshuayi’s crotch.”
Even former Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas got in the action by tweeting: “Red.”
Speaking on commentary United legend Gary Neville said: “That first one’s ok, that one (the kick) isn’t! He’s let it go.”
In the studio at half-time, Blues icon John Terry took aim at VAR for not stepping in: “It needs to go, it’s embarrassing.”
Frank Lampard was then made more irate later in the first-half as Willian was booked by referee Anthony Taylor for diving.
And to add insult to injury, Anthony Martial headed home United’s opener on the stroke of half-time.
The Frenchman beat Andreas Christensen in the air to guide Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s cross into the far post out of reach of the despairing Willy Caballero.
This story originally appeared in The Sun and was reproduced with permission.