United Secure FA Cup Fifth Round Place With Big Win Over Yeovil On Alexis’ Debut

Manchester United have booked their place in the 5th round of the Emirates FA Cup following a convincing 4-0 victory over Yeovil Town.

New signing Alexis Sanchez made his first start for the Red Devils and the Chilean made an assist for Ander Herrera to double United’s lead just after the hour mark before he was substituted for Jesse Lingard on 72 minutes.

Marcus Rashford had earlier given Jose Mourinho’s a first half lead before the goal from Herrera.

The aforementioned Lingard added a third goal before Romelu Lukaku completed the rout in added time to give Mourinho a wonderful present on his 55th birthday as well as game no. 100 in charge of the club.

In the other fourth round game played on Friday evening, Sheffield Wednesday beat Reading 3-1at home to secure a fifth round place in the battle of the English Championship sides.

Atdhe Nuhiu (brace) and George Boyd were on target for Sheffield Wednesday before Cameron Dawson put through his own net to give the away side a consolatory goal.