Ahead of Manchester United’s game against Everton today in the FA Cup semi-final, David de Gea has reflected on a previous game against the Merseyside club.
In October 2014, De Gea had arguably his best performance for United, pulling off numerous incredible saves, as well as denying Leighton Baines from the penalty spot. Baines had scored all 14 of the prior penalties he had taken in the league at that point.
While the stadium regularly chants De Gea’s name, it’s nothing like it was that day, with all four stands singing for him at half-time and full time.
I will always remember that game for the atmosphere, the saves I made and the way the supporters chanted my name – it was incredible!
We know that Everton are a dangerous outfit, but the team gave everything to get to Wembley and if we can go all the way then it could provide us with that extra motivation to hopefully go on to achieve great things.
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