Manchester United Reading 2 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats First half goals from Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku ensured that Manchester United proceed to the next round of the FA Cup. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made it five wins from five as caretaker boss at Manchester United as they laboured to victory over Reading in the FA Cup third round.
Juan Mata's penalty, awarded by VAR, gave United the lead midway through the first half before Romelu Lukaku's neat finish doubled the lead before the break.
Reading, second bottom in the Championship and without a win in 11, battled well and troubled a flat-looking United at times and fashioned numerous chances that should have been put away.