FA Cup Thriller: Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-2 to advance to the 5th round

FA Cup Thriller – Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-2: Bruno Fernandes’ superb 78th-minute free-kick gave Manchester United victory in a thrilling FA Cup tie with old rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford.Manchester United came from behind victory to knock Liverpool out of the FA Cup. United won 3-2.

Mohamed Salah opened the scoring with a brilliant chip over Dean Henderson in the 26th minute to gain the lead for the visitors.

Although a brilliant pass from Marcus Rashford saw Mason Greenwood 1v1 with Alisson and the youngster finished brilliantly in the bottom right corner to equalize for the Red Devils in the 26th minute.

Rashford and Greenwood reversed their roles to score the next goal for Solskjaer’s team as Rashford curled the ball into the net past Alisson to gain the lead in the 48th minute.

United led for only 10 minutes as Mohamed Salah equalized in the 58th minute for the Reds, securing his brace.

Manchester United brought in their star man, Bruno Fernandes who scored an incredible free-kick which beat all the defenders and fooled the goalkeeper to grab the win in the 78th minute.

  • Manchester United have eliminated Liverpool from the FA Cup proper for the 10th time.
  • Liverpool have won just one of their past 15 matches at Old Trafford in all competitions
  • Manchester United have won each of their past eight home games in the FA Cup
  • Liverpool are the first reigning Premier League champion to be eliminated from the FA Cup as early as the fourth round since Manchester City in 2014-15.