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English FA CUP Quarter Finals: Manchester United Narrowly Scaled Through Against Norwich City

EzidiPrinceEze 06/28/2020

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. It was another show of brilliance as Norwich City played against Manchester United in the English FA Cup Quarter Finals on the 27th of June, 2020.

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Some times some of the top teams in the Premier League do not use their first 11 players in the FA Cup and EFL Cup, they prefer to use their full squad in the Premier League matches or in the Champions League games.

But in the match between Norwich City versus Manchester United, the revise was the case as the Red Devils used their best players against their opponent in the Quarter Finals of the English FA Cup.

The game was cool in the first half, it looks more like a friendly game because no card or whatsoever was shown in the first half.

United dominated in the first half, Norwich City on the other hand played a very great football. At this level, no team is a pushover because it is not an easy task to get to this level of the competition (Quarter Finals).

45th minutes in the first half, 2 minutes was added, and it ended goalless at that moment 0:0.

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After the 15 minutes break, the second half kicked off. Just 6 minutes played, Odion Ighalo produced a wonderful strike and he scored for the Red Devils in the 51st minutes to be precise.

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They continued and displayed a show of great football until in the 62nd minutes, first change was made in the encounter. Norwich made their first substitute, Onel Hernández went in and replaced Lukas Rupp.

In the same vein, United also made 3 changes simultaneously in the 63rd minutes; Mason Greenwood went in and replaced Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford went in and replaced Jesse Lingard, while Brandon Williams went in and replaced Diogo Dalot.

After these multiple changes within the space of 2 minutes, the game continued smoothly. In the 71st minutes Norwich made another substitution, this time around, Josip Drmic went in and replaced Teemu Pukki. Four minutes after the change, Todd Cantwell equalized for Norwich City and Emiliano Buendia made the assist, at that moment the scoreline was 1:1.

In the 78th minutes Man U made a double change, Nemanja Matic went in and replaced Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba went in and replaced Fred.

Both teams played out a good football, United had brought in their best to make the day count for the Red Devils.

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89th minutes, Norwich City player, Timm Klose was shown a straight red card for a 'professional foul last man'

6 minutes was added in the game, and in the 90th minutes on the dot, Norwich made a double change; Tom Trybull went in and replaced Todd Cantwell, while Ondrej Duda went in and replaced Emiliano Buendia.

After 90th minutes and the additional 6 minutes was played, the scoreline was 1:1.

They went into extra time, after they'd rested for some minutes.

Both teams needed a breakthrough. 6 minutes played in the extra time, the Red Devils made a change, Anthony Martial went in and replaced Eric Bailly.

In the 109th minutes, Bruno Fernandes was shown a yellow card.

United and Norwich players played their best, and in the 118th minutes, there was a breakthrough, Harry Maguire scored what seems to be the winner, and Anthony Martial made the assist.

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At that moment the scoreline was 1:2. It was indeed a tough match.

One team must progress to the Semi Finals and the other will be out of the competition, so they played 30 minutes extra time, and Manchester United narrowly scaled through.

The game ended 1:2

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BabaKadyKady · 06/28/2020
I don't understand you mean M-U win

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