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Defoe has sympathy for Man Utd captain Maguire after England jeers – Sport News

Jermain Defoe expressed sympathy for Manchester United captain Harry Maguire after he was jeered by England fans last night.

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During the 3-3 draw with Germany, Maguire gave away a penalty for Germany’s first goal when he tripped Jamal Musiala, and was then dispossessed in the build-up to their second strike.

Tottenham youth coach Defoe was unable to defend Maguire’s mistakes as he assessed the goals afterward.

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“You look at the goals and they were avoidable,” Defoe said on Channel 4.

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“Silly mistakes, you give the ball away and then you give away a penalty. Individual mistakes, and for some reason, it always seems to be him.

“It’s a funny one because like I said at the top of the show, t.’s been a lot of negativity around him and you want him to . well because he’s done well in tournaments for England,’ Defoe added.

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“We’ve seen him in the tournaments, he’s done well to be honest. You just want him to take the handbrake off and just ..”

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