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Trending Topics: Fans highlight Lukaku and Matic

Manchester United are heading to Wembley Stadium for an anticipated FA Cup semi-final after goals from Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic defeated Brighton & Hove Albion at Old Trafford.

The Reds needed a positive result following the disappointment of the UEFA Champions League defeat to Sevilla in midweek and, thankfully, Jose Mourinho's stepped up to earn a vital victory.

As ever, the goal-scorers were trending topics on Twitter as fans praised their work. Scroll down for our favourite tweets...

LUKAKU'S 25TH GOAL OF THE SEASON

MATIC IS MAN OF THE MATCH

ANALYSIS

ManUtd.com’s Mark Froggatt…

“All that mattered on Saturday night was that we won the game. I’m sure everyone wanted to see something a little bit more spectacular on the pitch, but the win is enough. We got the first goal, hung on a little bit when Brighton responded well, scored a second goal and crucially secured progress to the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley. On the whole, it’s a successful night for the club.

“Undoubtedly, after scoring a goal each, Lukaku and Matic were our outstanding performances, which will please the manager after he reserved praise for the pair during his well-documented press conference on Friday. His two summer signings delivered the goods when the pressure was on.” 

MATCH STATS: LUKAKU AND MATIC

NOW FLICK THROUGH THE STANDOUT IMAGES

Photographers had plenty to aim their lenses at on Saturday, with snow falling throughout a bitterly cold March night in Manchester, and the gallery below contains a selection of atmospheric pics...