Man United 1-0 Wolves: Three Key Talking Points

Brandon Williams and Daniel James in action with Wolverhampton Wanderers' Adama Traore.

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Amassing abundant confidence, Man United will travel to Anfield on Sunday as they’ve now secured the second win of the week against Wolves in an FA Cup 3rd round fixture.

The victory has certainly presented the supporters with relief, having lost hopes on the Premier League title way earlier this season. Nonetheless, following are the main key talking points of the significant Cup fixture.


In Form Juan Mata, Plus A Clean Sheet For United

The replay of the 3rd round fixture too seemed to be deadlock with either teams failing to register a goal in the first half. However, Juan Mata stole the spotlight this time by showcasing a decent performance in the match and scoring the only goal, which happened to be the winner for his side in the 67th minute.

The Mancunian giants had failed to grab as much clean sheets as they used to in past season, despite the likes of talented De Gea guarding their post. Solskjaer however rested the Spaniard this time around and deployed Sergio Romero, who worked well for the accomplishment.


Marcus Rashford Injured Ahead Of Liverpool Clash

As the game entered the final 15 minutes the Old Trafford faithful had their eyebrows raised as Rashford was down shaking his head and holding his lower back. The Englishman had comparatively high work rate in their recent games and his absence in the north-west derby could appear to United as lethal.

Nonetheless, the club manager had stated that they’ll do everything they can to get him up for the significant Premier League fixture although they’re confident enough to face the club on the top of the league without the talented forward as well.


Watford Or Tranmere Rovers In The Fourth Round Of The Cup

With the Premier League hopes lost this season and a Champions League qualification spot skeptical, seizing the FA Cup could come out well for the Norwegian manager.

Consequently, this victory holds a very good value for which the supporters are grateful. Although it won’t be pretty easy, as the Red Devils will next go up against the above mentioned team in the Cup tie with plenty of confidence.