Four minutes later United were two up, when Casemiro let fly with a stunning strike from outside the box to find the bottom corner
Manchester United’s Casemiro
Casemiro scored twice as Manchester United turned on the style to beat 10-man Reading 3-1 and reach the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday as Tottenham forward Son Heung-min ended his recent goal drought as they beat Preston 3-0. Erik ten Hag’s United took the lead in the 54th minute when Anthony produced a defence-splitting pass to find Brazil teammate Casemiro, who lifted the ball over goalkeeper Joe Lumley.
Four minutes later United were two up, when Casemiro let fly with a stunning strike from outside the box to find the bottom corner. With the home side infused with confidence, substitute Fred produced an audacious flick from Bruno Fernandes’ low cross to the near post.
Reading forward Andy Carroll was shown a second yellow card in the 65th minute but Paul Ince’s side still managed to pull one back minutes later when substitute Amadou Mbengue headed home from a corner. Harry Kane was left on the bench for Spurs’ match at Deepdale.
In the absence of the England captain, Son stepped up with two fine finishes for a much-needed confidence boost. Arnaut Danjuma then marked his debut for Tottenham with a goal as his scuffed finish from Dejan Kulusevski’s cross found the bottom corner.
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