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Marouane Fellaini lost his mascot before scoring the winner against Young Boys

You would think the short hair would improve his awareness

There is a lot on a footballer’s mind before they head out for a Champions League tie.

Especially if you play for a Man United side who are struggling for form and need a good result.

The last thing you should have to worry about is a missing child.


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Fellaini kept a closer eye on the ball…

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Fellaini kept a closer eye on the ball…

This season, there have been a few games where the Man United midfield have gone missing.

Yet Marouane Fellaini will have spent the first half of the tie against Young Boys wondering where his young boy had got to.

The 31-year-old was left baffled as he walked out to the expecting crowd with no little hand to hold.

You can see the Belgian midfield man look left and right in a state of panic on his way out to the pitch.

There is still no sign of the mascot when the players take centre stage at the Theatre of Dreams.

The show must go on…

He had a shocker

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He had a shocker

The first half won’t have helped Fellaini’s heart rate as they struggled against the appropriately named Young Boys.

There were chances at both ends, with Man United slightly edging proceedings.

Marcus Rashford had the best of the chances but couldn’t break the Swiss wall.

Rashford keeping tabs on two Young Boys

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Rashford keeping tabs on two Young Boys

Half-time didn’t help the world’s worst babysitter as he ballooned a chance over in the second half.

The ball fell to Fellaini and with the goal at his mercy, he hit row Z.

Maybe he saw the mascot and was trying to get their attention? Maybe not.

Red Redemption

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Red Redemption

The rest of the second half was a similar tale to the first, that is until the 91st minute.

The former afro-man stepped up when his team needed him most and buried the winner in the far corner to spare his side’s blushes.

Mourinho and his favourite son

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Mourinho and his favourite son

It was nearly another night of embarrassment for Jose Mourinho and his boys.

Following a successful hunt for an Old Trafford goal comes the hunt for the rouge mascot.

One foot at a time, right Marouane?


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