Manchester United needed a second half goal from Zlatan Ibrahimovic to defeat a spirited Blackburn Rovers side in the FA Cup. The win saw Jose Mourinho’s men move into the quarter-finals of the competition they won last time around but the game was a tough one for the away side.
Blackburn took the lead through Danny Graham before Marcus Rashford scored to level the game. It took the combination of substitutes Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to win the game, even though the home side had a few chances of their own.
With United facing Chelsea in the quarter-finals, and Twitter going insane, we share the best reactions from the game and the quarter-final lineup.
7 – Manchester United have won seven of their last nine FA Cup ties v Chelsea, but have lost the last two (2007 Final, R6 in 2013). History.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 19, 2017
Chelsea vs Manchester United in the FA Cup. Going to be a blockbuster game. Time for José Mourinho’s revenge.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) February 19, 2017
Manchester United are now unbeaten in their last 10 FA Cup games:
— Ammad United (@Ammadutd) February 19, 2017
Manchester United have now lost just one of the last 24 games in all competitions.
— ㅤ (@TheUtdReview) February 19, 2017
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has now scored 24 goals in 36 appearances across all competitions for Manchester United.
First in the FA Cup. #MUFC
— Manchester United (@paulpogba1997) February 19, 2017
FACT: All of Paul Pogba’s five assists for Manchester United this season have been for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. pic.twitter.com/r9ARYPNKoI
— Bolarinwa Olajide (@iambolar) February 19, 2017
Most goals for Manchester United since the start of last season in all comps: [opta]
Ibrahimovic – 24
Martial – 24
Rooney – 20
— From The Stands (@FromTStands) February 19, 2017
Jose Mourinho standing in the rain applauding (our 12th man) the Manchester United away supporters. Do you ever pinch yourself?
— Anna_MUFC (@mufc_anna) February 19, 2017
19th February and Jose Mourinho has us still competing in 4 competitions. He’s definitely got Manchester United back where we belong.
— The Man Utd Way (@TheManUtdWay) February 19, 2017
I still can’t believe there were Manchester United fans that didn’t want King Zlatan Ibrahimovic
— Victor Odeyemi (@Victors_pov) February 19, 2017
— Bazi Cooper (@bazicooper) February 19, 2017
— Man United Patrons (@ManUtdPatrons) February 19, 2017
— Connor Eccott (@CJEccott) February 19, 2017
— @90sUtd (@90sUtd) February 19, 2017
— Sunny Sanghera (@SunnyGearSolid) February 19, 2017
— HendrikhFaradona (@HFaradona22) February 19, 2017