Manchester United have set a brand new report for penalties in a single Premier League season.
The Purple Devils have been awarded their 14th spot-kick when Anthony Martial was bundled over by Wes Morgan and Jonny Evans in Sunday’s 1-Zero win at Leicester.
Bruno Fernandes stored up his 100 per cent report from the spot for United as he guided the ball previous Kasper Schmeichel to deliver Champions League soccer again to Previous Trafford subsequent season.
The Portugal midfielder seems to have put United’s penalty woes behind them along with his fifth success from 12 yards for the membership.
Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford had each missed penalties earlier than Fernandes’ January arrival.
United’s 14th penalty of the Premier League season meant they beat a report set by Crystal Palace, who have been awarded 13 spot-kicks within the 2004/05 marketing campaign.
Leicester City equalled the Eagles’ report of their title-winning 2015/16 season.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has challenged his gamers to enhance on their third-placed end subsequent time period.
He stated: “All of the predictions have been sixth or seventh. That’s alright. If I’m getting criticised that makes me stronger and imagine extra in what I’m doing.
“Please don’t reward me an excessive amount of as a result of you’ll be able to turn into complacent. That’s simply the best way I’m made.
“I imagine in what I do and what I’ve been doing. All of us have totally different concepts to administration and I do it my means. That’s the one means I can do it. I’ve a incredible employees and the gamers have purchased into this.
“Subsequent season with the Champions League as an alternative of the Europa League, will probably be totally different.
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“We need to transfer up the league desk so we will’t take our eye off the league and relaxation gamers like within the Europa League, there will probably be extra calls for on the gamers.
“Subsequent season will probably be much more testing. It’s important to get used to enjoying 45 to 50 video games for this membership each season.
“It’s been an enormous achievement, they’re unimaginable. We’ve got come as far as a workforce and we’re constructing a tradition. To win the sport was huge mentally for them as effectively.”