(Video) Frustrated Wayne Rooney avoids red card despite Oscar assault

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Wayne Rooney was lucky that he was not sent off as Manchester United drew 0-0 with Chelsea on Monday night.

Moments after he ballooned a shot over Chelsea’s crossbar from close range, the United captain launched into Blues midfielder Oscar with a horrible challenge that earned him a yellow card. However, the replay below suggests it really should have been red.

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Rooney was clearly frustrated as he ploughed his right boot into Oscar’s shin.

United have now gone eight games without winning, while Rooney has not scored in the Premier League since October 17.

A sixth 0-0 draw of the season for United leaves them sixth in the Premier League table, nine points behind leaders Arsenal, who beat Bournemouth 2-0 at the Emirates this evening.

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