Manchester United equaliser a 'joke' decision, City defender Manuel Akanji says

Manchester City players Riyad Mahrez and Manuel Akanji protest with the assistant referee after Manchester United's equaliser in the derby at Old Trafford.
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Manchester City defender Manuel Akanji has described the decision to allow Bruno Fernandes' equaliser for Manchester United in the derby as a 'joke'.

United forward Marcus Rashford was in a clear offside position when the pass was played through by Casemiro and even though he did not touch the ball, he was surely interfering with play as he shielded it and then left it for Fernandes to finish.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.