David de Gea howler gives Gunners goal at Old Trafford


The usually reliable goalkeeper made a costly error

David de Gea made a shocking mistake as Arsenal took the lead against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.

The Spanish stopper – regarded by many as the world’s best – had a moment to forget as Shkodran Mustafi headed the Gunners in front.

It appeared to be a simple enough save

But David de Gea couldn’t keep hold of the header

But David de Gea couldn’t keep hold of the header

Technology confirmed the goal

Technology confirmed the goal

Lucas Torreira floated in a corner which the German defender headed into the ground from the penalty spot.

The ball bounced up and took David de Gea by surprise, as he struggled to hold it and let it bounce over his head.

Ander Herrera appeared to have cleared the chance off the line, however it was then given as a goal by technology.

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