New signing Alexis Sanchez made his Manchester United debut on Friday in their 4-0 F.A cup fourth round win over League two side Yeovil Town.
Although it was a patchy start to his career, with quite a few wayward passes, but once he found his rhythm he laid on Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera for United’s first two goals before earning a break with 20 minutes reminding.
United’s third came from the boot of Jesse Lingard in the last minute of normal time, before Romelu Lukaku hit a stunning volley to make it 4-0 in injury time.
On Saturday, there were a couple of shocks for the Premier leagues top teams with Tottenham Hotspurs needing a late Harry Kane equaliser to keep them in the competition and earn a replay against League two side Newport County. Padraig Amond had given the home team a 1st half lead shortly before the break and despite the visitor’s vast improvement in the second half, Newport looked odds on for an upset before the England captain popped up in the 82nd minute slotting in the rebound after Newport keeper Joe Day had done well to deny Son Heung-Min.
At Anfield, Liverpool Crashed out of this years cup in a game dominated by Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decisions, going down 2-3 to West Brom.
Liverpool opened the scoring early, thanks to Roberto Firmino’s fifth minute goal, only for Jay Rodriguez to equalise moments later, before making it 1-2 within the first 12 minutes of the game. Midway through the half, Firmino had the chance to equalise but missed from the spot and things got worse for the home side in first half injury time as Joel Matip’s own goal gave the visitors a two goal lead at the break.
Mohammed Salah pulled a goal back for the home side in the second half as they continued to push forward, but it was too little to late in a game as they fell to their first defeat at Anfield since April last year.
- Everton snatch a draw, while City take 1st blood in Manchester Derby
- Liverpool win to keep pressure on Manchester City at the top
- Liverpool rewrite history with 7-0 win
- Liverpool smash Newcastle to go 7 points clear at the top.
- Man City leave it late, while Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton all claim wins