Footage shows only three Man Utd players celebrated win over Coventry City in FA Cup semi-final

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Only three Manchester United players were spotted celebrating in the immediate aftermath of their side’s FA Cup semi-final win over Coventry.

United prevailed on penalties at Wembley after the game finished 3-3 after extra time.

But Erik ten Hag’s side dominated the first hour of the contest and went 3-0 up before capitulating late on.

Haji Wright’s late penalty, awarded after an Aaron Wan-Bissaka handball, completed a remarkable comeback from the Championship side, who had a goal controversially ruled out for offside in extra time.

Given United’s divisional standing and difference in budgets compared to Coventry, their failure to see out a 3-0 lead did not go down well with fans and players alike.

As a result, there were mixed celebrations from United players after the win, with winger Antony decided to cup his ears in front of the Coventry players.

Harry Maguire, on the other hand, walked straight over to shake the hand of each Coventry player.

Hojlund, who scored the winning spot kick, naturally celebrated his strike, while Christian Eriksen, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Omari Forson ran over to join him after United reached their second FA Cup final in two seasons.

However, Forson and Wan-Bissaka both checked back towards the halfway line seconds later, while Eriksen carried on running towards his compatriot.

Casemiro couldn’t watch the final penalty, and took a moment to let the match sink in before turning to face his team-mates.

United captain Bruno Fernandes, meanwhile, also looked at the opposite end while Hojlund took his penalty, before sharing a brief embrace with Diogo Dalot and walking towards the Coventry players.

Substitute Amad Diallo stared straight ahead for a number of seconds after the penalty before walking over to his team-mates on the halfway line.

When asked about Antony’s controversial gesture after the game, Ten Hag replied: “I haven’t seen that so I can’t comment on that, but I know we have a big respect for Coventry City and what they did.

“But also we have to see our performance, which was very good up until 70 minutes.”...CONTINUE FULL READING>>

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