With a McTominay goal, the Red Devils – without Cristiano Ronaldo – beat the Villains 1-0 and qualified for the 16th final of the tournament, where they will face Middlesbrough.
Manchester United –without Cristiano Ronaldo– defeated 1-0 at Aston Villa of the Argentines Emiliano “dra “Martínez and Emiliano Buendía at Old Trafford and reached the 16th finals of the FA Cup, where it will be measured against Middlesbrough.
It only took seven minutes for the Red Devils to open the scoring. After a cross from the right flank, Scott McTominay put his head in and put his team ahead.
Close to the 30th minute, the first save fromdra arrived: when it seemed that Edinson Cavani was increasing the difference, the Argentine goalkeeper deflected the shot. Two minutes later, a mistake by Victor Lindelof almost brought the Villains to a tie, but the crossbar denied them.
And, in the last part of the first 45 ‘, it was United, who with some long-distance shots and other dangerous plays, could have scored 2-0, although in that attempt they were going to stay.
Already in the complement, at seven minutes, Aston Villa had managed to equalize the story, but the VAR took away the illusion and annulled the goal.
Then, the meeting continued its course, although without so much action in the areas. Aston Villa handled the ball and looked for the tie, but failed and was eliminated from the FA Cup. Buendía was replaced at 33 ‘.
Manchester United and Aston Villa will meet again for the Premier League
The Red Devils and the Villains will meet again next weekend in the framework of the 22nd date of the Premier League. The meeting will be on Saturday from 14:30.