Juan Mata looked a shade offside as he opened the scoring for Manchester United against Hull in the League Cup semi-final first leg at Old Trafford.

[REPORT: MANCHESTER UNITED DOWN HULL TO MAKE IT NINE STRAIGHT WINS]

United went on to win 2-0.

Social media was far from happy with the goal, which is the latest in a set of controversial goals for United in recent weeks (…although, before Jose Mourinho hunts us down, it’s worth remembering they were unfortunate earlier in the season).

The man himself defended the goal.

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