'Job done' - Man Utd hero makes FA Cup promise after dramatic Liverpool win

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Manchester United's hopes of landing silverware were kept alive with a dramatic FA Cup win against Liverpool

Marcus Rashford expressed his relief after Manchester United came through an intoxicating FA Cup tie against Liverpool to seal their place in the last four.

The Red Devils delivered an early blow as Scott McTominay fired them in front with just ten minutes on the clock - but it was Jurgen Klopp’s side that took a lead into half-time with goals from Alexis Mac Allister and Mo Salah. Antony came off the bench to force the tie into extra-time with a neat finish from the edge of the area but the Reds hit back once again when Harvey Elliott restored their lead just before the midway point of the additional 30 minutes.

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United, knowing their final hope of silverware was evaporating, doubled their efforts and Rashford, who had been guilty of two poor misses earlier in the tie, grabbed an equaliser with 112 minutes on the clock and that allowed Amad Diallo to take his place as match-winner in the final minute of a memorable tie.

Lifelong United fan Rashford admitted any win over Liverpool meant something to the Red Devils and expressed his determination to claim some silverware at the end of what has been a challenging season at Old Trafford.

He told ITV Football: “With the noise here, you can tell what a big game it is.

“(It’s a) huge occasion and we’ve not the season we’ve wanted but nights like this will forever be good at Old Trafford. I’m pleased we got the win. I wish it was about half an hour ago but I’m happy we got the job done in the end. It’s on to the next round now and we have to keep pushing to get something out of the season. Today represents what it’s always represented for me. Nothing has changed, it’s a massive night in the history of United with a big game against Liverpool and we are happy that it gets us through to a semi-final but even if it’s a normal game against Liverpool you have to win.”

United return to Premier League action after the international break when they travel to Brentford on the final Saturday of the month.

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