Manchester United find their swagger at last to blow Shrewsbury away

22 February 2016 09:50
• Shrewsbury Town 0-3 Manchester United• Chris Smalling 36, Juan Mata 45, Jesse Lingard 61 In the end the outcome was thoroughly predictable as Manchester United strolled into the FA Cup quarter-finals and Louis van Gaal cherished the breathing space and respite that a routine victory provided. There were no expletive-laden chants from the travelling fans or calamitous defensive errors on the pitch on this occasion as United emphasised the chasm between two clubs separated by 60 places on the league ladder and a million miles apart in many other respects. Related: Manchester United’s Louis van Gaal spared ignominy but still on precipice | Andy Hunter Related: Shrewsbury Town 0-3 Manchester United: FA Cup fifth round – as it happened Related: United should cut Louis Van Gaal loose while José Mourinho is still free | Daniel Taylor Continue readingreadfullarticle

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