Ighalo Fires Blank As Man U Progress In Caraboa Cup
Odion Ighalo saw 69 minutes of action on Wednesday as but failed to score as Manchester United thrashed Brighton 3-0 win in the fourth round the Carabao Cup, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report
The Shanghai Shenhua loanee was on for 69 minutes of the victory before making way for Marcus Rashford at the American Express Community Stadium in East Sussex.
The former Super Eagles striker came close to breaking his goal duck for the season in the first half when received a pass from Juan Mata, skipped past a Brighton defender but could only find the side netting with his effort.
Ighalo has made three appearances for the club this season, including two starts in this competition this season but is yet to add to his goal tally for the club he joined last year.
Scott McTominay, Mata and substitute Paul Pogba scored the goals for the Red Devils to put them through to the next round of the competition.
Manchester United will play either Liverpool or Arsenal in the quarterfinal of the competition
In the meantime, Liverpool and Arsenal will battle for the quarterfinal ticket later tonight at Anfield.