On Tuesday, Manchester United secured their ninth consecutive home FA Cup game with a 1-0 victory over West Ham.

With their all-time best mark, which was set in 1912, the Red Devils’ streak at Old Trafford in the competition brings them level.

It took 97 minutes for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team to break through against the Hammers, but the accurate strike by Scott McTominay made the wait worthwhile.

Their last nine home FA Cup matches were won by Manchester United, their longest home winning streak in the competition, equaling their nine straight home wins between 1908 and 1912.

In the FA Cup this century, West Ham have been awful against Manchester United. In each of their last four FA Cup ties against the Red Devils, they were defeated, going out in 2002-03, 2012-13, and 2015-16 until their most recent loss.

Before this campaign, Scott McTominay was not recognized as much of a scoring threat, but from his midfield position in 2020-21, he was a key source of production. He has now scored seven times in 30 appearances for Manchester United this season with his extra-time winner on Tuesday, which is as many as he scored in 84 appearances in his first four seasons with the club.

Marcus Rashford became the fourth-youngest Manchester United player at 23 years of age to cross 250 appearances. In that regard, he trails only Norman Whiteside, George Best, and Ryan Giggs.


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