Cheltenham Town were nine minutes from a massive FA Cup shock before Manchester City powered past the League Two side late on.
Manchester United will host Liverpool in the tie of the fourth round of this season’s FA Cup which will be played later this month.
Bernardo Silva rediscovered the goalscoring touch which has deserted him in the current campaign for Manchester City.
Former England international Chris Waddle’s post-match analysis perfectly summed up Manchester United’s laboured Emirates FA Cup, third-round win against Watford at Old Trafford.
A second half goal by Plymouth Argyle captain Joe Edwards saw the Pilgrims beat an inexperienced Huddersfield Town side who twice had the lead.