‘He had an absolute shocker!’: The fans ripped into Manchester United’s David De Gea after the error led to Everton’s equaliser, with the ball between his legs and allowing Conor Coady to tap at Old Trafford
- David De Gea was mobbed by fans after his mistake against Everton in the cup
- The Spaniard found the ball between his legs at his near post
- He didn’t look ready as the ball spun under him and into the net
- Social media users called the mistake ‘hilarious’ after the Toffees leveled
Fans hit out at David De Gea’s ’embarrassing’ mistake that led to Everton’s equalizing goal against Manchester United.
The Spanish goalkeeper was caught at his near post as the ball spun between his legs and crept into the path of Conor Coady – who leveled for the visiting side.
De Gea was expected to save the effort – as it was straight at him – however, after failing to do so, fans branded the error ‘hilarious’ online.
David De Gea was mobbed by fans after the goalkeeper’s mistake against Everton in the FA Cup
De Gea let the ball spin between his legs – leading to Conor Coady’s equalizer
After Brazil winger Antony had given United an early lead in the FA Cup tie, Coady equalized just minutes later and De Gea came in for some harsh criticism.
‘De Gea just had an absolute shock,’ wrote one fan. ‘Blimey surprising from De Gea. Jesus Christ, that’s funny,’ another posted.
One fan came in with a harsh criticism of the Spaniard, writing: ‘De gea that’s a shame.’
‘Bring on jack butland this de gea guy is finished haha,’ wrote one user – referring to Man United’s impending move for the England goalkeeper.
Similarly, another wrote: ‘De Gea is done, BUTLAND IS CLEAR.’
In a rather simple statement, one user wrote: ‘De gea shocker’. ‘De Gea is done,’ said another.
Fans were quick to blast the Spaniard for his first-half performance on social media
United took the lead after just three minutes when Marcus Rashford drilled the ball across the box for Antony to tap in and give the hosts an early advantage.
They were back on level terms after just 10 minutes after De Gea’s unfortunate mistake, which allowed Coady to score.
Demarai Gray almost gave the visitors the lead after his effort hit the post in the first half of the FA Cup contest.
De Gea just looked on as the ball went past him and into the path of Everton’s Coady