Huddersfield 0–2 Man Utd – Player Ratings

Manchester United progressed to the quarter finals of the FA Cup with a 2-0 victory over Premier League strugglers Huddersfield. Here’s how the players rated:

Huddersfield Town

Jonas Lossl – 5

Nothing to do apart from pick the ball out of his net twice.

Jonas Hadergjonaj – 8

Great display from the right-back, causing constant problems, especially in the first half.

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Zanka – 6

Beaten for pace and strength by Lukaku for both his goals.

Christopher Schindler – 5

Turned easily by Lukaku for the opener, and didn’t do much better for his second.

Terence Kongolo – 6

Did well down the left, but not as effective as Hadergjonaj on the opposite flank.

Phillip Billing – 7

An energetic and industrious display in the middle of the park, dominating the Man Utd midfield three.

Danny Williams – 7

Alongside Billing in midfielder, his energy levels helped the Terriers’ keep up constant pressure on United.

Colin Quaner – 7

Threatening down the right, combining well with Hadergjonaj, and causing problems for Luke Shaw.

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Tom Ince – 5

Busy, but couldn’t display his qualities.

Rajiv van la Parra – 7

Another hard working performer, and kept the Man Utd back line busy, especially Ashley Young.

Steve Mounie – 6

A handful for Lindelof and Smalling throughout, with his energy levels and pressing,


Malone 5, Smith 5, Sabiri N/A


Manchester United

Sergio Romero – 6

A few nervy moments, but stopped everything in his direction…somehow.

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Ashley Young – 4

Didn’t have a great game and only got forward on rare occasions.

Victor Lindelof – 4

Struggled to cope at the back with some heavy Huddersfield pressure. Seemed to panic in possession.

Chris Smalling – 5

Marginally better than at Newcastle last week, but that wouldn’t have been hard. Did relatively well in the air, but couldn’t find a teammate with his passing.

Luke Shaw – 5

Probably the best of a bad bunch at the back. Got forward well, especially in the first half.

Nemanja Matic – 4

Didn’t get forward enough. Out passed, out fought and out worked by Huddersfield’s energy.

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Michael Carrick – 6

The only one who seemed to be able to pass a ball at times as United gave the ball away time and time again.

Scott McTominay – 4

Worked hard but surrendered possession far too often.

Juan Mata – 6

Perfectly-weighted pass to set Lukaku free for United’s opener – then showed great composure for what looked like a second before it was ruled out by VAR.

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Alexis Sanchez – 5

He was as quiet as he’s been in a United shirt in the first half – and left Shaw exposed on too many occasions. But that through-ball for Lukaku’s second was class

Romelu Lukaku – 8

Very little service, especially in the first half. But when he was given the ball, showed his continued recent improvement and composure to net two goals with two fine finishes.

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Martial 5, Lingard 5, Bailly N/A