Newcastle United claimed their second Old Trafford victory
Newcastle United claimed their second Old Trafford victory over Manchester United since 1972 to avenge their Carabao Cup final defeat at Wembley and pile the pressure on home manager Erik ten Hag.
In their biggest away win over their hosts in 93 years, Newcastle cruised into the quarter-finals after goals from substitute Miguel Almiron and Lewis Hall, who scored his first goal for the club.
Chelsea beat Blackburn 2-0 in the fourth round, so Newcastle will take on them at Stamford Bridge.
The first time since 1962-63 that Manchester United and Ten Hag have lost eight of their opening 15 games was another desperate day.
After suffering another three-goal humiliation against Manchester City just three days earlier, the home side’s weaknesses were once again exposed.
As a result of his failure to track Almiron’s right-wing burst at the beginning of the game, Diogo Dalot was substituted at half-time.
In the second half, returning Brazilian midfielder Casemiro did not reappear with Ten Hag evidently not impressed.
Hall scored his second goal after Harry Maguire’s headed clearance was met by his first-time volley. After Sofyan Amrabat lost possession on the halfway line, Willock ran 30 yards unchecked before shooting, emulating Hall’s shot into the bottom corner.
For the second game in a row, Manchester United’s players were booed off at the end of both halves as the size of their kit has been questioned.