Manchester United Came from behind to score twice in two minutes and beat nine people fulham 3-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday and book your place in the FA Cup semi-finals.
Alexander Mitrovic opened the scoring and put Fulham in the ascendancy, but a capitulation on 70 minutes saw the goalscorer send through William As bruno fernandes scored the resulting penalty with Marcel Sabitzer Gave United the lead after two minutes. Fernandes ensured the victory with another goal in stoppage-time.
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United will face Brighton and Hove Albion semi-finals at Wembley Stadium, with rivals Manchester City Facing Championship side Sheffield United.
“It’s a big win,” Sabitzer said. “We wanted to go back to Wembley and we did.
Asked whether United won it or Fulham gave it up, Sabitzer said: “We won it. Why not? We scored three, they scored one. We were focused and focused; we came back and did it.” important thing.”
There was nothing much to separate the two sides in the first half, which lacked quality.
But Fulham came out in explosive fashion for the second half antoine robinson and willian forcefully saves smart David de Gea Earlier, Mitrovic opened the scoring on 50 minutes.
Told as pressure from Fulham Issa Diop Flicked a corner and Mitrovic was in the right place to tap home despite a call on foul marcus rashford Those were ruled out by a subsequent VAR check.
Serbia The striker came close to doubling Fulham’s lead after 15 minutes as his looping header was brilliantly kept out by De Gea.
The game, which had been going in Fulham’s favour, fell into chaos and was turned on its head 20 minutes from time when a VAR check awarded the hosts a penalty for a handball by Willian.
Antoine played in jadon sanchowho scored bernd leno before firing at the recovering Willian. the former Chelsea The winger was adjudged to have handled the ball over the goalline and was sent off for an offence.
An enraged Mitrovic was then given his marching orders to confront referee Chris Kavanagh as Fulham, still holding a 1–0 lead, lost control of the match.
Marco Silva was also shown a red by referee Kavanagh as Fulham were sent out of the cup with a third consecutive defeat.
Silva said his red was for leaving the coach’s area, adding: “Up until the red card we were clearly the best team on the pitch.”
Fernandes kept his cool to send down the penalty five minutes after Willian handled Sancho’s shot.
And Erik ten Haag’s team made their numerical advantage count on 76 minutes as they took the lead through Sabitzer against their nine-man opposition.
luke shaw was released on the left by Sancho, his low ball deliberately Austria The midfielder followed with his heel to complete the turnaround and take United to a second trip to Wembley.
Fernandes extended United’s lead with his second goal six minutes into stoppage-time.
Ten Haag said, “Up until the red card we were clearly the best team on the pitch.”
“We are in a position to win the trophy, but we have to fight for it,” he added. “We need a full team. We have already played every three or four days since Christmas, and this will continue until the end of the season and that is what we love. It will give us energy.”
This report used information from Reuters.