FA Cup: Manchester United safe comeback win over West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur eradicated3 min read
Manchester United secured their passage into the quarterfinals of the FA Cup with a 3-1 comeback win over West Ham United on Wednesday. Tottenham Hotspur had been left to rue their luck as Sheffield United pulled off an enormous upset at Bramall Lane.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 2, 2023 09:02 IST
Garnacho was the hero as Manchester United defeated the Hammers (Courtesy: Reuters)
By India Today Sports Desk: Manchester United secured a tremendous 3-1 comeback win within the FA Cup fifth spherical over West Ham United to progress into the quarterfinals of the competitors.
Tottenham Hotspur had been left to rue their luck as Sheffield United dumped them out of the FA Cup with a 1-0 win at Bramall Lane.
United got here into the competition on the again of their Carabao Cup remaining win over Newcastle United on Sunday as Erik ten Hag made a couple of adjustments to his facet, with Casemiro, Marcus Rashford and Lisandro Martinez being on the bench.
The Red Devils began the brighter of the 2 sides with Marcel Sabitzer and Alejandro Garnacho forcing Areola to make early saves. Michael Antonio had an enormous likelihood within the twenty third minute as he was one on one with David de Gea however the Spaniard made a prime save. West Ham slowly grew into the sport and made some nice strikes however it was 0-0 at half-time.
The second half began with United bringing on Casemiro into the facet as an alternative of Scott McTominay and each groups had good possibilities to interrupt the impasse.
However, it was the Hammers who took the lead within the 54th minute as United had switched off for a second pondering that they had obtained a throw-in. Said Benrahma slotted the ball previous De Gea as United seemed like they had been hungover from their Carabao Cup win.
The Red Devils had been shaken up after the aim and began to assault extra. They thought they obtained the equalizer when a Bruno Fernandes free-kick made its solution to Casemiro, who put the header into the online. But VAR intervened and dominated it out for offside.
United’s persistance was lastly rewarded within the 77th minute as Nayef Aguerd put the ball previous his personal internet from a nook. Garnacho, who had been full of life within the recreation, then obtained the winner within the ninetieth minute with a curling effort.
Fred then put the ending touches on the win after Wout Weghorst pressured the West Ham defence to make an error. The Brazilian midfielder slotted it house to make sure Ten Hag’s males made it to the following stage.
Tottenham Hotspur had been left to rue some huge possibilities within the first half as Sheffield United dumped them out of the competitors with a 79th minute strike. IIiman Ndiaye scored a superb solo aim to interrupt Spurs hearts. Harry Kane, who began from the bench, had an excellent likelihood within the dying moments of the sport however missed it.
Mar 2, 2023