• Scott McTominay scored the winner against West Ham on Tuesday
  • It was Man Utd's ninth straight home win in the FA Cup
  • In Tuesday's game, Marcus Rashford made his 250th appearance for Red Devils

Manchester United equaled a 109-year-old record with their 1-0 win over West Ham that saw the Red Devils secure their place in 2020-21 FA Cup's quarter-finals Tuesday.

It took Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side 97 minutes to finally strike, thanks to Scott McTominay's extra-time winner that secured Manchester United's ninth straight win in a home FA Cup match. This was the club's joint-longest home winning run in the competition, equaling their nine wins in a row between 1908 and 1912, according to OptaJoe.

The ongoing season has reflected the best of McTominay, who struck his seventh goal of the campaign, having made 30 competitive appearances. Prior to the 2020-21 campaign, the 24-year-old central midfielder had managed to score as many goals in 84 games, across competitions.

Meanwhile, at 23 years and 101 days, Marcus Rashford on Tuesday night became the fourth youngest player in Manchester United's history to make 250 appearances for the club, after Norman Whiteside (22 years and 192 days), George Best (22 years and 199 days) and Ryan Giggs (22 years and 301 days). In the ongoing campaign, the English talented forward has once again been impressive on the field, having scored 16 goals and provided 11 assists in 36 competitive matches.

In a post-match interview, Solskjaer admitted that his side was not at its best in the second half but he was happy with their comeback following their disappointing 3-3 draw against Everton in the Premier League last week.

The Red Devils boss said that while his side managed around 15 to 17 shots in the end, the players need to be more clinical.

"Especially in the second half, I thought we struggled. First half, we have two or three big moments. Mason [Greenwood] had one when Anthony [Martial] laid it off, Victor Lindelof’s header that deflected, good save by the keeper. Alex [Telles] put a ball in for Donny [van de Beek] who couldn’t get a clean strike. So, first half, I think we dominated and controlled. Second half, not so happy with that one. After we scored, we should have scored two or three more, we’re too wasteful and we should have controlled the game more," Solskjaer was quoted by Manchester United"s official website as saying.

Manchester United will next take on West Brom in the league Sunday.

Scott McTominay was Manchester United's match winner against West Ham
Scott McTominay was Manchester United's match winner against West Ham POOL / Michael Regan