Wolves v Manchester United FA Cup match analysis

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In the first-half both sides started off the game to a slow start with United dominating possession. Each team kept their defenses organized and compact. There weren’t any chances to talk about, until the 43′ minute when Diogo Jhota shot at goal through a counter-attack, but Sergio Romero advanced towards the striker to make the save. The referee then blew the half-time whistle.

In the second half, Marcus Rashford in the 46′ minute on a quick breakaway ran into the box, but he skewed his shot wide into the side netting. Then two minutes later Ruben Neves tried his luck from outside the box but his effort went over the bar. In the 52′ minute Wolves won a corner taken by Joao Moutinho and Raul Jimenez headed it towards goal and Romero made a good save.

Wolves kept pushing to get the opening goal with a long distance shot from Joao Moutinho that Romero pushed over the bar. Then Wolves got the breakthrough in the 70′ minute when Raul Jimenez scored in the box after he turned and shot the ball low past Romero’s right side. Then on a counter-attack Wolves struck again. Luke Shaw had cleared the ball, but it fell to a Wolves player who then quickly passed it to Diogo Jhota and he raced into the box to score.

The goal came in the 76′ minute and United were in deep trouble. Late in the game Solskjaer brought on Juan Mata for Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay replaced Jesse Lingard. But it wasn’t over when United scored through Rashford after an assist by Luke Shaw in the 5th minute of injury time. Time then ran out on us as the referee blew the final whistle. The men in yellow and black deserved to win in the end.

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