Man Utd beat West Ham in extra time to reach FA Cup quarter-finals

Manchester United's Scottish midfielder Scott McTominay (C) vies with West Ham United's English midfielder Declan Rice (L) during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on February 9, 2021.

Scott McTominay's well-taken extra-time strike was enough to send Manchester United into the FA Cup quarter-finals at the expense of West Ham.

On a bitterly cold night at Old Trafford, the hosts came closest to breaking the deadlock inside 90 minutes when Lukasz Fabianski reacted quickly to turn the ball on to a post after Victor Lindelof's header had taken a huge deflection off Craig Dawson.

However, in a game that included a historic concussion substitution, when Issa Diop was replaced at half-time, McTominay had the decisive word.

The opportunity was created by Marcus Rashford on his 250th United appearance.

Following a break that took United from one penalty area to the other, Rashford flicked a delicate pass into McTominay's path with the outside of his foot and the Scotland midfielder's first-time finish flew low into the net.

It means United have reached the last eight for a seventh consecutive year as they bid to lift the trophy for the first time since 2016.

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