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Antony saved Manchester United from drama in 2-4 win over a brave Newport County

By Mario Perez

Antony saved Manchester United from drama in 2-4 win over a brave Newport County

The Red Devils’ weaknesses got the fans scared of getting eliminated in Rodney Parade

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Manchester United survived the braveness of Newport County thanks to the late goals of Antony dos Santos and Rasmus Hojlund in an exciting game in Rodney Parade for the fourth round of the FA Cup, where the Red Devils finally advanced following their 2-4 win over the Ironsides.

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Bruno Fernandes opened the scoring with a powerful shot in the 7th minute and Kobbie Mainoo extended the lead for Manchester United only six minutes later, which made the fans think that it would be a comfortable game for the Red Devils, who started to suffer in the clash due to their own defensive mistakes.

Newport County profited their chances to scare the Mancunian team at the last third of the first half through the goals of Bryan Morris in the 36th and Will Evans in the 47th, which equalized the game for the Ironsides and put Manchester United on the ropes while the fans of the Red Devils started to think about a horrible elimination.

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Antony ended the Mancunian’s nightmare in Newport

However, Antony put an end to the Mancunian nightmare with a brilliant action ended with the third goal for the visitors in the 68th, which game the necessary calm to the Ten Hag’s team to keep control of the game and finding the definitive fourth goal on the boots of Rasmus Hojlund, who profited a mixed-up in the Newport’s box to seal the 2-4 in the scoreboard and the advance of Manchester United to the fifth round of the FA Cup.

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