Manchester United took on West Ham United in the 5th round of the FA Cup, the fixture saw United dominate the entire game as they had 68% of possession throughout and they registered 5 shots on target.
The Premier League giants edged past the hammers by a goal to their side and that goal came from Scott McTominay in the 97th minute of extra time.
McTominay’s goal and brilliant defensive display put up by the defenders helped United reach the quarter-finals of the competition for the seventh consecutive time.
Maguire hails United’s performance against West Ham
Maguire who was at the heart of the defense hailed United’s spirit and teamwork against West Ham.
According to Daily Mail, the 27-year-old insists that United have to win trophies in order to prove their worth as a club and to bring back the glory days that they were experiencing. He stated in a recent interview:
‘Last season, it was disappointing to lose in the semi-finals as we did, but we’ve got to win trophies,’ ‘We’ve got to demand that of each other. We do. ‘We demand that we win trophies and it’s vital the team starts winning trophies, for the club and the fans as well.’ -Harry Maguire in an interview
United recently lifted a trophy in 2017 and since then they have failed to achieve any silverware.
However, the Manchester United captain insists that this season, things could change and they can find themselves holding silverware due to the world-class performances they have been showing as a club week in and week out.
The draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals will take place on Thursday night and they feel winning the FA cup is what will make a big difference to them this season.
Therefore they will be eager to play every game with a winning mentality as they could turn out to be favorites to win the Premier League and FA Cup titles this season.
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