Participant scores as Purple Devils labour into FA Cup fourth spherical
Manchester United laboured into the following spherical of the FA Cup due to a 1-0 win over Watford at Outdated Trafford.
The hosts got here flying out of the traps and took the lead due to Scott McTominay’s header from an Alex Telles nook, which went in off the publish after simply 4 minutes.
Neither aspect created a lot else in a reasonably drab affair, however Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s males could have their title within the hat for the fourth spherical due to the win. This is how every participant fared on the evening.
Dean Henderson (GK) – 5/10 – Just a few erratic moments within the first half, together with a kung-fu kick on Eric Bailly simply earlier than half-time. Did not have many saves to make although.
Brandon Williams (RB) – 6/10 – Saved Zinckernagel quiet on his debut however wasn’t sufficient of a menace going the opposite means for United.
Eric Bailly (CB) – 5/10 – Did not have a lot to do within the first half earlier than being changed as a precaution attributable to a possible concussion.
Axel Tuanzebe (CB) – 6/10 – Handled the tempo of Pedro and Grey nicely however a bit too eager typically to win the ball early. Was booked.
Alex Telles (LB) – 6/10 – A relentless menace down the left within the first half and acquired the help for the opening purpose. Quieter within the second half however defended nicely too.
Scott McTominay (CM) – 5/10 – Began brightly with a purpose and was okay defensively, however struggled on the ball finishing simply 80% of his passes.
Donny Van de Beek (CM) – 6/10 – Vibrant moments all through and linked nicely with Juan Mata particularly. Saved the ball all evening lengthy with 96% of his passes accomplished.
Jesse Lingard (CAM) – 5/10 – Confirmed good intent early however pale out of the sport and justified Solskjaer’s causes for not giving him a variety of play time not too long ago.
Juan Mata (RW) – 5/10 – Drifted inside rather a lot to hyperlink with the midfield and had an enormous likelihood saved within the first half after nice play with Van de Beek. Not a lot aside from that.
Daniel James (LW) – 4/10 – Had a brilliant opening 5 minutes then all of it went downhill from there. Would not have appeared misplaced within the opposition lineup.
Mason Greenwood (ST) – 5/10 – Barely acquired any service in his most well-liked function and struggled to make an influence earlier than being subbed.
Harry Maguire (CB) – 6/10 – Got here on for the injured Bailly and handled every part comfortably all evening.
Marcus Rashford (LW) – N/A
Anthony Martial (ST) – N/A
Nemanja Matic (CM) – N/A
Daniel Bachmann (GK) – 6/10 – Might do nothing in regards to the purpose and made a couple of respectable saves all through to provide a superb account of himself.
Marc Navarro (RB) – 6/10 – Pissed off Dan James all evening and gained extra tackles than any Watford defender on the evening with three.
Francisco Sierralta (CB) – 6/10 – Saved the Man United assault quiet all through and distributed the ball nicely, finishing 93% of his passes.
William Troost-Ekong (CB) – 6/10 – Dealt nicely with the specter of Greenwood and defended the field nicely, successful extra aerial duels than another Watford participant whereas he was on the pitch.
Adam Masina (LB) – 5/10 – Did not have a lot defending to do however did not provide sufficient going ahead and was subbed earlier than the hour mark.
Ismaila Sarr (RM) – 6/10 – Was Watford’s outlet on the counter assault and however for a scarcity of finish product, they may have had a extra profitable outing.
Will Hughes (CM) – 5/10 – The one-time wonderkid actually struggled in midfield on the ball, however made extra tackles than anybody else (5).
Nathaniel Chalobah (CM) – 6/10 – Led the aspect nicely, being aggressive and making an attempt to be proactive however was compelled off with a hamstring damage late on.
Philip Zinckernagel (LM) – 5/10 – His debut was a little bit of a non-event as he struggled to get any change from Williams earlier than being substituted.
Andre Grey (ST) – 5/10 – An trustworthy day’s work from the previous Burnley man however could not get the higher of any of United’s centre-halves ultimately.
Joao Pedro (ST) – 5/10 – Was extra vigorous within the second half however by no means actually acquired to indicate his abilities off.
Jeremy Ngakia (LB) – 5/10 – Was introduced on to be a extra attacking menace, however the sample of the sport by no means modified.
Ken Sema (RM) – 5/10 – Tried to be extra direct going ahead nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient to actually bother United.
Ben Wilmot (CB) – N/A
Joseph Hungbo (LM) – N/A
Daniel Phillips (CM) – N/A
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