Watch Video highlights and read recap of Manchester United 3 – 2 FA Cup victory over Liverpool FC at Old Trafford on Saturday 24th of January 2021.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finally got his game to click against Liverpool as they were able to stage another comeback victory at Old Trafford, knocking out the Liverpool from the FA Cup.
The Red Devils dominated the early minutes of the game, flooding the Liverpool defense insearch of an opener, however after 18 minutes, the visitors, where the first to get on the scoresheet with a long cross letting Salah in on a 1 on 1 situation with Henderson. The Egyptian was able to make that count with a clinical finish at the far end of the United goal.
Manchester United eventually got their game back on track after a briefing stint of Liverpool’s dominance. The game got leveled after a superb long pass from Rashford was able to let Greenwood free on goal. The youngster made it count, slotting past Allison, leveling the game before halftime.
United took the lead with again early in the second half after Rashford, who was the provider for the first also made his way on the score sheet after a quick counter left Rashford with a one on one situation. Allison couldn’t stop Rashford, who played the ball beyond the Brazilian’s reach into the net.
The Reds leveled the game again after being gifted a rare opportunity. United have been showed from start they were having a lot of issues playing out from the back and in one of those occasions, Edinson Cavani lost the ball around the midfield area and that lead to an attack that set up Salah for the leveler.
The game looked to be heading for a draw despite both sides bringing in reinforcements from the bench. Goal scorers Greenwood, Rashford and Mctomai were taken off while , Martial and Fred were brought on. The Reds brought on Sadio Mane but the changes didn’t do much to the pace but there came a rare opportunity for United at the edge of the area.