Bruno Fernandes struck a hat-trick as Manchester United beat Leeds 5-1 (1-0) at home in the Premier League. Fred and Mason Greenwood scored the remaining goals for the home side, and goal scorer Ayling scored for Leeds.
There was no real shape to the match until Manchester United took the lead just on the half-hour mark through Bruno Fernandes, who scored, with an assist by Paul Pogba, making it 1-0.
Straight after the break, Luke Ayling scored and equalised for Leeds.
In the 52nd minute, Mason Greenwood scored, from a pass from Paul Pogba, to give Manchester United the lead.
Just two minutes later, with an assist by Paul Pogba, it was Bruno Fernandes who scored yet again. This time he scored, thus ensuring that the team increased the lead to 3-1.
Manchester United increased the lead again, making it 4-1, six minutes later when Bruno Fernandes scored and with this completed his hattrick.
Fred also scored in the 68th minute as he scored, with an assist by Paul Pogba. This brought the final score to 5-1.
In the next round, Man United take on Southampton away at St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday. Leeds play at home to Everton on Saturday.