Spaniard Juan Mata brought a glint of sunshine to wintry Old Trafford as Manchester United edged a narrow victory against Wolves to reach the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup.
Juan Mata’s second half goal saw Manchester United safely into the 4th Round of the FA Cup but the Reds lost Marcus Rashford to a hip injury 15 minutes after he came on as a substitute against Wolves.
Manchester United were the more contented side after avoiding a repeat of last season’s Emirates FA Cup, quarter-final defeat at Wolves.
Manchester City qualified for the fourth round of the FA Cup after beating League Two Port Vale 4-1 with Taylor Harwood-Bellis scoring his first ever goal on his full home debut.
Manchester United will travel to Wolverhampton Wanderers in a repeat of last season’s FA Cup quarter final while Manchester City host Port Vale.