Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes scored a superb 78th-minute free-kick to give his side a ticket to the next stage of the English F.A Cup. Manchester United hosted Liverpool in their Old Trafford and the game was filled with much fun from start to finish. United registered a thrilling 3:2 win over their old-time rivals Liverpool.
Bruno Fernandes Scores Late Free kick to Ensure United Win
Liverpool was the first to find the back of the net, the goal came through Mohamed Salah. United equalized through Mason Greenwood. The two teams went into the halftime break on levelled scores.
Marcus Rashford struck for the hosts a few minutes into the second half of the game before Mohamed Salah scored his second in the game to restore scores and make it level again.
Manchester United introduced Fred and Bruno Fernandes to boost the attack and the substitution came out well for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Bruno Fernandes came off the bench to have the final word after Fabinho fouled Edinson Cavani on the edge registered a of the area.
The Portuguese delivered the free-kick perfectly as he shot the ball round the wall and beyond Allison’s reach. The victory earns Manchester United a home meeting with an in-form West Ham side in the fifth round.
For Liverpool, it was the end of the road for them, a second loss in the space of five days, they were beaten at home recently by Burnley breaking their home record. Liverpool has not won a game since the seven-goal hammering of Crystal Palace and their victory against Aston Villa. Their next English Premier League game is against Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham looming on Thursday.