A brace by Marcus Rashford secured a quarterfinal slot for Manchester United as they defeated Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night.
The home team went behind in the 25th minute through a penalty converted by Rashford and despite their second-half equaliser, were defeated by a late free-kick by same player.
The England striker gave United the lead with a penalty after Marcos Alonso fouled Daniel James, before Michy Batshuayi equalised for Chelsea on the hour mark.
But Rashford won the game with a swerving 30-yard free-kick, handing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a third victory in a row in all competitions.
In the other Carabao Cup clashes on Wednesday, Liverpool saw off Arsenal 5-4 on penalties after playing 5-5 in regulation time, while Aston Villa defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers to advance.
The quarter-final draw will take place on Thursday.
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