Man Utd player ratings v Liverpool as new cult hero gets an 8 after FA Cup heroics

How did Manchester United's players fare in their dramatic FA Cup quarter-final win against Liverpool?

Amad Diallo wrote his name into Manchester United folklore after the young winger netted the winning goal to help his side edge of arch rivals Liverpool in a rollercoaster of an FA Cup tie.

After both sides swapped chances inside the opening stages it was the Red Devils that grabbed the first goal of the game with ten minutes on the clock as Scott McTominay tapped home from close range after Alejandro Garnacho brought a save out of visitors keeper Coaimhin Kelleher.

After Bruno Fernandes and McTominay both came close to extending the lead, Liverpool thought they had grabbed an equaliser seven minutes before half-time when an offside decision against Mo Salah led to a Waturo Endo goal being ruled out.

However, there was no denying the Reds just before half-time when a deflected effort from Alexis Mac Allister and a goal from the ever dangerous Salah ensured it was Jurgen Klopp's side that took a narrow lead into the interval.

The momentum gained by their quickfire double ensured Liverpool enjoyed the better of the second-half - but there was little they could do when Ten Hag reaped the rewards of a number of changes as Antony came off the bench to beat Kelleher with just four minutes remaining.

Marcus Rashford could and should have secured a win in normal time for United when he somehow missed a golden chance in the final seconds - although he made amended in extra-time as he cancelled out a Harvey Elliott goal that had put the visitors back in front. That would set the scene for Amad to fire home the winning goal to send his side into the semi-finals and ensure United supporters have a new hero.

After a remarkable day at Old Trafford, ManchesterWorld hands out our United player ratings.

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