- Paul Pogba has come under fire for not taking penalty in Man United's win over Rochdale
- The 26-year-old was not among the five penalty-takers that converted United's spot-kicks
- Manchester United will face Chelsea in the round of 16 in the Carabao Cup
Paul Pogba has come under criticism for not being among penalty-takers during Man United's Carabao Cup shoot-out win over Rochdale.
The Red Devils were held to a 1-1 draw during regulation time as the match was decided on penalties which United won by 5-3.
Pogba who did not line up to for the shoot-out made some fans have the impression if the Frenchman was unwilling to take responsibility after his earlier miss in the season.
READ ALSO: FIFA The Best award: Messi doesn't deserve to win, claims Juventus director Paratici
Pogba and Marcus Rashford took it turns to miss penalties early in the season after appearing to disagree on the pitch about who should take the spot-kicks.
Pogba and Marcus Rashford missed respective spot-kicks against Wolves and Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
PAY ATTENTION: Install Pitch Football App for FREE to get the latest football News & Scores
One fan tweeted: "Why did Pogba, our penalty taker along with Rashford (according to Solskjaer) not step up to take a penalty??? Could it be because it wouldn't have counted towards his goal stats?"
Another said: "If Pogba can't take penalties well enough to be one of the top five picks in a shootout, then why does he get to take penalties during games? Seems to me that there's at least 5 players better suited for the job."
Another pointed to what he saw as a lack of effort from the midfielder, saying: "Just watched #pogba stroll through 90 mins against #rochdale creating 1 chance then not even step up and take a penalty #CarabaoCup #MUFC #shambles ."
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh had earlier reported that Colchester vs Tottenham ended 4-3 on penalties as the League Two outfit went through into the round of 16 of the Carabao Cup.
The Premier League side were shocked at the result after a dramatic shoot-out saw Colchester qualify into the next stage of the competition.