United's Man of the Match opened the scoring at the Britannia Stadium with a blinding effort just after the hour-mark, and set David Moyes' men on the way to a 2-0 victory which booked a spot in the semi-finals of the competition.
"As soon as I hit it, I felt like it was going in," the winger told MUTV afterwards. "You could see from my celebration how much it meant to get on the scoresheet; it's been a little while! I was delighted to get the goal, but getting through was more important.
"It was scrappy in parts but I think we were always on top and likely to score, and our quality shone through. The boys were magnificent - we showed great spirit and character and hopefully we take that into this weekend's game [at home to West Ham]."
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