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Watch: Fellaini’s faux pas costs Man Utd against Everton

The Belgian conceded a penalty within minutes of entering the field at Goodison Park

Everton v Manchester United - Premier League Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

This is getting silly now. Since the 4-1 defeat of Leicester City at Old Trafford on 24 September, Manchester United have won just one Premier League game.

Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Everton leaves United sixth in the table, 13 points behind leaders Chelsea and nine behind Manchester City in the final Champions League qualifying spot.

Jose Mourinho continues to insist that his side are playing well and that their results don’t match their performances, and he’s right.

Against Everton, United went into the final moments of the game holding onto a 1-0 lead thanks to a Zlatan Ibrahimovic goal.

Then on came Marouane Fellaini with five minutes to play. Two minutes later, the former Toffee upended Idrissa Gueye, conceding a penalty which Leighton Baines duly converted. Two more points dropped.

The below NBC Sports highlights video shows how the Red Devils, though far from perfect, controlled most of the game at Goodison Park before handing the initiative to the home side in the last 20 minutes by sitting deep and inviting them to attack.

David de Gea made a couple of fine saves to keep the score level before Fellaini’s moment of madness.