Anthony Martial shows off gruesome knee injury from Man Utd’s win over Man City
Anthony Martial has taken to social media to show off a gruesome knee injury that he suffered during Manchester United ’s win over Manchester City .
Martial scored United’s opener in the 2-0 win, volleying home Bruno Fernandes’ clever free-kick in the first half.
The French striker was substituted off in the 78th minute with his replacement Scott McTominay doubling the Red Devils’ lead with the final kick of the match.
And though Martial did not appear to be suffering with injury when he was replaced, he did have what appears to be aa nasty graze.
Posting to his Instagram story, Martial showed a large graze on his right knee with a similar mark also on his left shin.
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Though the former Monaco ace didn’t seem too bothered about the injury.
He also posted a picture of himself celebrating his goal with the caption: Manchester is Red. Thanks to the fans the atmosphere was amazing.”
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was pleased with the result though knows there’s still work to be done if the Red Devils are to qualify for the Champions League next season.
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Speaking to Match of the Day, the Norwegian said: "With all the clean sheets we have been getting it's impressive, we are getting better.
"With Brandon Williams and Aaron Wan-Bissaka on the flanks we looked aggressive as a 3-5-2, but in the second half we were made to look more like a 5-4-1. City are so good on the ball, but we kept them at bay.
"At any moment they could score so I was always looking for a second goal. We had three chances to square with only the goalkeeper to beat. That's one thing to improve – our decision-making – but we are learning.
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"It's a privilege to be their manager. They give absolutely everything. They know they are all good players but they want to learn as well.
"We feel we are improving as a squad and a team. We feel the fans want us to do well and they see what we are doing, so it is getting better and better.
"But we are still fifth. We need points to catch Chelsea and Leicester, so need to keep plugging away."
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