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Cary Erickson | 29 June, 2020, 20:19

Captain Harry Maguire fired Manchester United into the semi-finals of the FA Cup with a victor deep into extra-time against ten-man Norwich City at Carrow Road on Saturday.

In netting against the Canaries, Ighalo became only the second player in the club's history to have scored in each of his first four competitive starts for the Red Devils.

He has particularly impressed in the cup competitions, and his strikes in his four starts against Club Brugge, Derby, LASK and Norwich see him equal the record set by Jimmy Hanson in 1925, according to Opta.

Despite his enormous scoring record in matches in which he's started for United - all of which have been in cup competitions - the striker is yet to score in the Premier League for the Red Devils.

The game looked to be heading for a penalty shoot-out after Norwich, who had Timm Klose sent off in the 89th minute, defended superbly against constant pressure from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side before Maguire's goal two minutes from the end.

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He has been part of the first team set-up and has only managed to play three European League games, and since return of football due to the pandemic, he was not listed for any of United's three games so far.

"He's performing well but it also gives me the chance to rotate with Marcus [Rashford], Anthony [Martial] and Mason [Greenwood], so we're fresh for every game". He is a great person to have around the dressing room too.

The Nigerian scored the opening goal for United in their quarter-final FA Cup win against Norwich City at Carrow Road.

"Odion knows how much we value him in and around the dressing room and, of course, on the pitch", the coach told the club's website.