Friday 13 December 2019

Cup relief for Van Gaal as Man United comfortably see off Shrewsbury Town

Manchester United's Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring their third goal
Manchester United's Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring their third goal
Chris Smalling celebrates with team mates as he scores their first goal during the Emirates FA Cup fifth round match against Shrewsbury Town
Juan Mata celebrates as he scores their second goal from a free kick
Manchester United's Anthony Martial in action with Shrewsbury Town's Abu Ogogo
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on the pitch before the game
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Goals from Chris Smalling, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingaard helped struggling Manchester United to a 3-0 away win at Shresbury Town in the fifth round FA Cup tie at New Meadow tonight.

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