Wayne Rooney could not prevent former club Manchester United progressing to the FA Cup quarter-finals as Derby County were easily beaten.
Odion Ighalo scored twice as Manchester United eased into the FA Cup quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Derby County at Pride Park.
The Red Devils’ January loan signing took his tally to three goals in two starts for the club after Luke Shaw had put the visitors in front on Thursday.
Derby County vs Man Utd 0-3: Opta facts
*Manchester United’s victory means that all eight quarter-finalists in this season’s FA Cup are Premier League clubs, only the fifth season to see the last eight remaining sides in the competition all from the top-flight, after 1894-95, 1895-96, 1995-96 and 2005-06.
*Manchester United have won each of their last nine FA Cup meetings with Derby County, a run of victories stretching back to March 1948.
*Derby County have failed to win each of their last 13 home games against top-flight clubs in the FA Cup when the Rams themselves were playing outside of the top tier (D5 L8), including three defeats to Man Utd in this spell.
*Manchester United are unbeaten in nine matches across all competitions (W6 D3), keeping seven clean sheets and conceding just two goals in total in this run.
*Derby County have lost a competitive game at Pride Park by more than one goal for the first time since November 2018 when they lost a Championship fixture 0-3 to Aston Villa.
*Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo has scored in consecutive starts in all competitions for an English club for the first time since December 2015 for Watford, when he scored in four in a row; tonight was also his first brace for an English side since December 2015 against Liverpool for the Hornets.