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Man Utd boss Mourinho not prepared to comment on Blind penalty

Jose Mourinho opted not to pass judgement on a penalty awarded against Manchester United on Wednesday night.

Northampton Town were sent to the spot late in the first half of the third round EFL Cup clash at Sixfields Stadium when Daley Blind brought down Sam Hoskins in the area.

Alex Revell stepped up to equalise at 1-1 for the Cobblers before United eventually overcame the League One club 3-1.

Mourinho also felt Northampton should have had Jak McCourt sent off for a challenge on Memphis Depay shortly after half-time.

Regarding the penalty, Mourinho told Sky Sports and MUTV: "Well, I think I should stop speaking about the referee's decisions and I should just wait for you to speak about it.

"Some with an honest vision, some with a dishonest vision, but I should just wait a couple of minutes.

"The game should have been easier. We should have been playing against 10 men very early in the second half.

"The red card was a dangerous situation,
and I am not speaking about the penalty. I am speaking a situation that could happen and what could have been an important injury.

"Even in this kind of situation I should stop and leave it with you."

Andrew Slevison
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