VIDEO: Yeovil Town 0 – 4 Manchester United [FA Cup] Highlights 2017/18
Alexis Sanchez assumed an imperative part as Manchester United saw off Yeovil Town in the FA Cup.
Alexis Sanchez was associated with the opening two objectives on his Manchester United presentation as they beat Yeovil Town 4-0 in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Friday.
The 29-year-old, who finished his turn from Arsenal on Monday, had a key impact in Marcus Rashford’s opener before setting up Ander Herrera to score the second at Huish Park.
Substitutes Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku added late objectives to top a strong execution from United, who have now won five amusements in succession in all rivalries without surrendering.
Jose Mourinho had guaranteed to play a solid side and various senior players were included, with Sanchez joining Juan Mata and Rashford in assault and club skipper Michael Carrick gave his first begin since September.
Yeovil, who are 21st in England’s fourth level, vindicated themselves splendidly for the initial 40 minutes yet were fixed when Rashford profited by some questionable shielding subsequent to being set up by Sanchez.
Manchester United’s control infrequently yielded from that point on and Herrera completed a clinical move for the second objective on his 150th appearance for the club, with Sanchez guaranteeing the help.
The Red Devils’ new number seven was taken off following 72 minutes, having taken a couple of thumps in a confrontational first excursion for the club, before Lingard’s fine run and complete and Lukaku’s tap-in guaranteed United advanced serenely to cycle five.
A splendid begin from Yeovil saw them make the initial two odds of the match, Jordan Green shooting directly at Sergio Romero from a tight point and Omar Sowunmi sending a manageable header into the goalkeeper’s gloves from a decent position.
Sanchez, who was booed by a little segment of the home fans from the begin, looked anxious to get required from the off and set up Scott McTominay for United’s first shot following 25 minutes, with Artur Krysiak making a decent low spare on his right side.
Sanchez had two further endeavors previously the break, sending a free-kick into Krysiak’s hands previously dragging a shot wide after Mata’s pass, yet Yeovil were contending admirably to keep United to half-risks alone.
That was until the point when the 41st moment, when some slack guarding demonstrated the house side’s destruction. Rashford lost the ball simply inside the punishment region in any case, as Tom James attempted to shepherd the ball back to Krysiak, Rashford stole in behind him and side-footed into the net.
With the lead secured, United pushed for a key second objective ahead of schedule in the second half, Rashford seeing a shot diverted wide after a decent keep running before Mata turned the subsequent corner onto the highest point of the crossbar.
Yeovil reacted by driving their very own edge however they were fixed by a smooth counter-assault from the guests in the 61st moment. Mata discharged Sanchez down the left after United had cleared, the Chilean discovered Herrera simply inside the punishment zone, and the midfielder, who scored on this ground in a container conflict in 2015, penetrated a left-foot shot crosswise over Krysiak and into the base right corner.
Mata thought he had scored his side’s third from Matteo Darmian’s exertion crosswise over objective yet the offside banner denied him, before Rashford was upset by Krysiak, with Sanchez pulled back soon after pulling up with a thump.
United controlled the end stages and Lingard made sure of their place in the following round, cutting infield from the privilege before terminating low into the left-hand corner past a static Krysiak.
Substitute Lukaku put the seal on an upbeat 55th birthday celebration for Mourinho in his 100th diversion in control, guiding Marcos Rojo’s cross from the left high into the net with for all intents and purposes the last kick of the Game.