Player Ratings: Huddersfield 0-2 Manchester United

Ashley Young celebrates scoring with teammates.

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Manchester United came back to winning ways after progressing into the last eight of the FA Cup after winning against Huddersfield Town 2-0.

Romelu Lukaku scored a brace as Jose Mourinho’s men kept their hopes alive for a trophy this season after overcoming their opponents in a crucial away encounter.

Here’s how Jose Mourinho’s men fared during the crunch encounter against the Premier League newcomers.

Sergio Romero: 6

There were some nervy moments in the first half, but the custodian got back into the game with nothing much to have his mind worried.

Ashley Young: 6

Handled his defensive responsibilities well, and made up a brilliant ball for Juan Mata, whose goal was rule off-side.

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Chris Smalling: 7

Made crucial interventions all throughout the match. Was definitely the best United defender on the pitch.

Victor Lindelof: 5

Looked nervous in the first half but grew on to the game as the match progressed.

Luke Shaw: 6

A decent performance, as the left-back saw the threat off mostly during the game.

Michael Carrick: 7

Looked composed and got his passes right. Looked good on the eye after a solid show.

Nemanja Matic: 5

Lost possession at times and did not look as sharp as expected. Had a better second half.


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Scott McTominay: 6

Looked energetic and calm but was often run out by the opponents.

Juan Mata: 7

Had a good game and scored a goal, only to be ruled off side by VAR. Looked solid at the right and connected well with Lukaku and Sanchez, besides setting the Belgian up for the opener.

Alexis Sanchez: 7

Made an assist for Lukaku in the 2nd half and looked good after the break after a quiet 45 minutes.

Romelu Lukaku: 9

Scored two good goals and showed his attributes of hold-up play beside the work and energy.


Anthony Martial: 5

Looked to bring some energy down the left and made some decent impressions going forward.

Jesse Lingard: 5

Tried hard to break into the Huddersfield box but did not have much luck.

Eric Bailly: 3

Came on in the final seconds of injury time.

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