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Man Utd Shock Liverpool To Reach Semifinals

kept their trophy hopes alive for this season and ended 's quest for four trophies with a dramatic extra-time victory in an quarter-final classic at Old Trafford.

In an incident-packed encounter, it was substitute who sent 's side to Wembley with a strike in the dying seconds of the additional period to send the Stretford End wild, the match-winner then being sent off after getting a second yellow card for his celebrations.

 

It summed up everything about this thriller, United manager Ten Hag doing a dance of delight as Diallo's shot flashed past Liverpool keeper Caoimhin Kelleher.

 

United's desire for a place in the last four at Wembley was illustrated in a fast start which saw them take an early lead, Scott McTominay bundling home from close range in the 10th minute after Kelleher had pushed out 's shot.

 

Kelleher denied McTominay again from close range before the tie was turned on its head as Liverpool scored twice in three minutes on the stroke of half-time to take the lead and stun United.

 

Alexis Mac Allister equalised when his shot was deflected off , United paying the price for allowing the excellent Jarell Quansah to race forward unchallenged to play in Darwin Nunez.

 

And , the regular scourge of United, struck again swiftly with his 13th goal in 14 appearances against them, turning home in front of the Stretford End after Andre Onana saved from Nunez.

 

Liverpool had the better of the opportunities after the break but substitute Antony drew United level three minutes from the end of normal time with a low shot on the turn before then somehow steering a simple finish wide with the goal at his mercy to win the game.

 

According to BBC report, substitute Harvey Elliott put Liverpool back in front after 105 minutes, his 20-yard shot taking a crucial touch off substitute Eriksen to swerve tantalizingly out of the reach of Onana.

 

It looked like the game was up for United but Rashford made amends for his earlier miss with another equaliser to set up that sensational finale with Diallo the central figure.

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