Chelsea 0-2 Man Utd: Brilliant Pogba helps book FA Cup quarterfinal spot

United have now won 11 of their 13 games since Solskjaer took over

Pogba celebrando su gol con un baile
Pogba celebrando su gol con un baile | AFP

Paul Pogba scored one and made the other as Manchester United won 2-0 at Chelsea to make the quarterfinals of the FA Cup. 

Sebastián Vargas Rozo


FA Cup





Kepa; Azpilicueta (Zappacosta, 82'), Rüdiger, David Luiz, Marcos Alonso; Jorginho, Kanté, Kovacic (Barkley, 71'); Pedro (Willian, 57'), Hazard, Higuaín.

Man. United

Romero; Young, Smalling, Lindelöf, Shaw; Matic, Ander Herrera, Mata (Pereira, 76'), Pogba; Rashford (McTominay, 93'), Lukaku (Alexis, 73').


0-1 M. 30 Ander Herrera. 0-2 M. 44 Pogba.


Kevin Friend. TA: Rüdiger (60'). Kanté (65') / Matic (15'), Young (21').


Partido correspondiente a la quinta ronda de la FA Cup disputado en Stamford Bridge bajo la mirada de 40.562 personas.

Chelsea started well but found themselves two goals down at the break and more questions will be asked of Italian coach Maurizio Sarri's position following the loss.

United's honeymoon period was said to be over under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer when they lost to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last week -- their first loss since Jose Mourinho was sacked -- but they bounced back at Stamford Bridge on Monday. 

Ander Herrera opened the scoring in the first half, turning home past Kepa to give the visitors the lead. 

Pogba then doubled United's lead before the break, heading home from inside the box after starting a move which also featured the impressive Marcus Rashford. 

Chelsea had a couple of chances in the second period -- mainly through Eden Hazard -- but United eased into the last eight. 

They will meet Wolves for a place in the semifinal, while rivals Manchester City will travel to Championship side Swansea City. 


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