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Manchester United Beat Liverpool in FA Cup 2020–21 Fourth Round Clash; Delighted Netizens Praise Team for Knocking Out Premier League Champions

Bruno Fernandes scored a stunner from a free-kick just outside the box as Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-2 in the FA Cup 2020-21 fourth-round clash at Old Trafford on Sunday. Fernandes came on as a substitute post the hour mark and scored from a delightful set-piece 12 minutes later to take United into the next round and crash the league champions out. Twitter erupted in joy as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer recorded his first win as a manager over Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp in six meetings. Cristiano Ronaldo Reacts After Juventus Beat Bologna 2-0 to Close Gap on Serie A 2020-21 Leaders AC Milan.

Mohamed Salah had put Liverpool in the 18th minute from a wonderful through from Roberto Firmino that between Victor Lindelof and laid on nicely for the Egyptian to chip above on a rushing Dean Henderson. But United parried back just eight minutes later. Marcus Rashford found Mason Greenwood with a cross at the far post on the counter and the youngster finished it off with precision.

Bruno Fernandes’ Moment of Brilliance

United went when Rhys Williams failed to clear a putting Rashford through on goal and the latter calmly slotted it past goalkeeper Alisson Becker to put the home team ahead.

But once again Salah was at hand 10 minutes later to equalise for Liverpool after a surging run from James Milner open the United defence. But Fernandes would eventually score the goal that mattered 20 minutes later to put United through. Manchester United fans rejoiced at beating the league champions. Take a look at some reactions.

Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Man!

Running to the Next Round

Manchester United Fans After Beating Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp After Liverpool’s Defeat

Manchester United Fans After Win

United Fans Afte the Victory

Liverpool Fans After Losing Against United

The Red Devils will next play West Ham in the FA Cup fifth-round. They have now extended their unbeaten run across all competitions to five matches and host Sheffield United at home in the Premier League in their next match.

(The above story first appeared on Reportr Door on Jan 25, 2021 09:02 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website