Manchester United are into the fourth round courtesy of Scott McTominay’s early strike yet this was a stumbling outing, the high-paced game they like to play absent. Still, Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s team will not be concerned: in a hectic schedule it is solely about being in the hat for the draw and thoughts now turn to Tuesday’s trip to Burnley. Win or even take a point there and United arrive at Liverpool next Sunday as Premier League leaders – a position Solskjær may not have dreamed off at the season’s start.

Jesse Lingard was handed a second start of the season in a United XI that showed nine changes from the loss to Manchester City and which was captained for the first time by McTominay.

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