It was an exciting weekend in England. We saw Fa Cup matches, and some of them were very shocking.
Tranmere 0-6 Manchester United
Manchester United had an away match against Tranmere. The host team is playing in ‘League One’ of England. The legendary squad of Premier League played an away match in a straightforward possible way. Manchester United players could score six goals while they have not conceded.
Ole’s players scored five goals in the first half. They have killed the motivation of Tranmere’s players in the first 45 minutes. Manchester’s coach wants to win Fa Cup this season, so he started with the main squad. The only difference was that Greenwood played in the starting line-up. As you may know, Rashford has an injury, so he can’t help the team until the Spring of 2020.
In the first 15 minutes, Manchester was able to score three goals. Former Leicester defender Harry Maguire opened the score. With a beautiful header, Harry gave a lead to Manchester. In just two minutes, The Red Devils increased the lead. Defenders from the right-wing could score an easy goal. In13 minutes, Manchester United was leading the match with two goals. On 15th minute, Ole’s players scored the third one. Along with the target, Harry Maguire could give a successful assist. After a pass from Harry, Lingard scored a goal.
Another defender, Phil Jones, scored the fourth goal of the match on 41st minute. French striker, Martial scored the fifth goal of Manchester United on 45th minute. In the second half, Manchester players decided to rest a bit. On 56th minute, Tranmere’s player made a mistake in the penalty area. The referee pointed to the penalty spot, and youngster Greenwood decided to use this chance. Red Devil’s youngster player successfully converted shot into the goal.
Manchester City 4-0 Fulham
Pep Guardiola’s team lost a chance to win the Premier League. Almost everyone believes that Liverpool will take the championship of the Premier League as the team is 16 points ahead to the main competitor.
As of now, the Spanish coach can focus more on cup matches. Fa Cup could be the main target of Manchester City. That’s why Pep started the game with the main line-up. Pep gave a rest to Kevin because he was exhausted.
Guardiola decided to start the match with the Brazilian striker. Sergio Aguero was on the bench, and Gabriel Jesus was playing from starting line-up. On the 6th minute, Gabriel Jesus got the pass in the penalty area. Brazilian striker played perfectly and got the right on a penalty kick. The referee decided that the defender of Fulham deserved a red card. On the 6th minute, Fulham got only ten men on the pitch. Midfielder Gundogan’s successful converted penalty kick into the goal. In a few minutes, Bernardo Silva scored a beautiful goal outside of the box.
Manchester City scored two more goals in the second half. Jesus deserved a goal because of his dribbles and smart decision, so Brazil scored on 72nd minute. Three minutes after a goal, Gabriel scored another goal and increased the lead to four.
Shrewsbury 2-2 Liverpool
In the last sixteen of the Fa Cup, Klopp decided to give proper rest to the leading players. Mane has an injury, so he was not able to play. At the same time, Firmino and Salah got the deserved time to rest. German coach gave a chance to a new signing. Minamino played from starting line-up. Fresh signing from Salzburg started in attacking line along with Elliot and Origi. Liverpool won the first half, thanks to Jones.
In the second half, Liverpool increased the lead. In the first minute in the second half, Shrewsbury defender scored an own goal. In twenty minutes, Shrewsbury players had a perfect come-back into the match. First, they scored a penalty on the 65th minute. On 74th minute, Cummings scored his second goal and tied the game. None of the teams could qualify for the last eight of the Fa Cup. The same match will be played at Anfield, where Liverpool will have an advantage as a host.