Copenhagen defender Elias Jelert, who was on the receiving end of the challenge which saw Marcus Rashford sent off during Manchester United’s 4-3 defeat on Wednesday, has given his verdict on the decision.
United were 2-0 up and flying in the first half before Rashford caught Jelert with a high challenge. The referee did not stop the game initially but, after a VAR check, ultimately showed the United winger a straight red.
Manager Erik ten Hag was livid after the game, insisting the “harsh” decision was one of many which went against his side during the match.
Jelert acknowledged that…