Manchester United progress after comfortable FA Cup win at Wigan

08 January 2024 22:14
Shaun Maloney wanted to pose Manchester United the dual question of whether they could out-fight and out-play his Wigan Athletic team. Unfortunately for the Wigan manager and boyhood United fan, the answer was a convincing yes as Erik ten Hag’s troubled team avoided a late third round upset to overcome the League One side at the DW Stadium.Diogo Dalot and a Bruno Fernandes penalty secured United a fourth round tie away at either League Two Newport County or Eastleigh of the National League. The visitors dominated against Wigan, who were hoping for another FA Cup upset in front of their biggest home attendance in a decade but only really threatened one in the opening minutes. The gulf told, although United’s wastefulness in front of goal spared Wigan greater punishment. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian