- Man United vs Colchester saw the Red Devils seal a semi-final place in the Carabao Cup
- Both Rashford and Martial shone for United, inspiring them to a 3-0 win
- Ryan Jackson's 56th-minute own goal made handed the Red Devils a convincing win
Man United are now just one step away to Wembley after their 3-0 emphatic win over Colchester on Wednesday night, December 18, booking them a place in the semi-finals of Carabao Cup.
United are keen to retain the title they last won three years ago under Jose Mourinho who led them to a 3-2 victory over Southampton to help the club lift the trophy for the fifth time.
Colchester, on the other hand, were looking to book their place in the last four stage - which would have been their first time in history to reach the stage.
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However, the much-changed United side crashed all hopes, with Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial steering the Manchester outfit to victory.
However, the Red Devils had to wait until the second half to find the back of the net after both teams settling for a barren draw in the first half.
Rashford broke the deadlock in the 51st minute, beating two players before finding the far corner after a brilliant counter-attack initiated by Sergio Romero who was in goal.
United had their advantage doubled five minutes later through Jackson's own goal, thanks to Mason Greenwood's excellent cross that the Colchester player had no chance of stopping.
Martial put the game beyond the League Two outfit, after benefiting from Rashford's well-placed pass.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Barcelona vs Real Madrid ended in a 0-0 draw at the Camp Nou as Ernesto Valverde's side maintain top spot in La Liga.
The match was highly entertaining at Camp Nou but either side failed to produced goals as it ended in a stalemate.
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