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Hull City 2-1 Manchester United : Beaten But Qualified For EFL CUP Final

Manchester United lost their 17 game Unbeaten record to struggling Hull City at the KCOM Stadium.
Manchester United made five changes to the team at their last fixture which struggled to make an impact against the Tigers. The 35th minute penalty taken with quality to give Hull City their first goal came as a result of Rojo pull of Harry Maguire's Shirt which occurred after a brief scramble after a set piece.

The goal had given Hull City some confidence and a which ignited their great performance, owning more shots than United but Paul Pogba was their as hindrance in the 66th minute scoring from Close range to give United a two goal lead in aggregate before the late winner by Baye Oumar Niasse who got close with a shot at the wood work before heading home a cross for the winner.

Manchester United will now head to Wembley for Southampton who had been miraculously victorious against Liverpool in both legs of the Semi Finals of the EFL CUP.
Jose Mohrinho for his 54th birthday used Rashford and Lingard instead of Mata and Mkhitaryan, this resulted in dwarfed penetration power also result in Manchester United to get beaten.

Manchester United will now face Southampton, the same day they were to meet Manchester City four days after meeting St Etienne in the Europa League, and a possible shifting of United Game to a less comfortable time with City.

Hull manager Marco Silva: "It was a good win but not enough for our goal. It is important to win the game but the result in the first leg caused problems for us. It was a good performance again, a good attitude and we controlled the game in large periods against a big team. It is impossible at this moment to feel really happy.

"The goal we conceded is not a normal goal, we lost control at the vital moment."

Man United boss Jose Mourinho: "I just want to say congratulations to my players. It was a difficult road to be in the final and we are in the final. I don't want to say anything else. It is enough, I am calm, I behaved on the bench, no sending off, no punishment so no more words."

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