Ten man Manchester United notched up a 13th consecutive win at Old Trafford after goals by Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford.
Second half strikes by Anthony Martial and Fred saw Manchester United through to the Carabao Cup final with a 5-0 aggregate win over Nottingham Forest.
Manchester United avoided a seismic upset against Nottingham Forest as they booked their Wembley final place in the Carabao Cup.
Quite how Casemiro was not named man-of-the-match was a cause for consternation as Manchester United beat Championship club Reading to move into the last 16 of the Emirates FA Cup.
Casemiro struck twice in the second half and Fred back heeled a third as United finally broke down the Reading resistance in their hard fought FA Cup 4th Round tie.