Tranmere 0-6 Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side put on a show at Prenton Park

A very good day at the office for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer!

Manchester United have beaten League One Tranmere 6-0 to progress to the FA Cup fifth round.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side well and truly bounced back from their 2-0 defeat to Burnley in the Premier League, easing the pressure on the manager.

Captain Harry Maguire opened the scoring with an absolute thunderbolt from outside the box, with Diogo Dalot and Jesse Lingard both scoring shortly after.

Phil Jones (yes, you are reading that correctly) and Anthony Martial made it five before the break, with Tranmere just unable to match the intensity of United.

In the second-half things went from bad to worse as Mason Greenwood added a sixth from the penalty spot so put the icing on the cake.

The game started with Tranmere on the front foot, but Maguire's rocket from outside the box completely deflated the home side.

As soon as Dalot added a second with another top finish three minutes later - his first goal for the club -  the game was pretty much all over as a contest.

Lingard then decided to finally end his 13-month search for a goal in English competitions.

Maguire burst forward with purpose, scything through the Tranmere defence before playing in Lingard, who nonchalantly curled the ball into the corner.

The tempo then died for a prolonged period of time, before Jones came along to score his first goal for United in 2,150 days on 41 minutes.

His towering back-post header from a corner was pretty impressive, but it paled in comparison to Martial's strike five minutes later.

The Frenchman toyed with the Tranmere defenders before receiving the ball and curling an unstoppable shot into the far corner.

It was a special first-half performance from United and it was six of the best just 10 minutes into the second half.

Tahith Chong was brought down in the penalty area and Greenwood stepped up to fire the ball home from the spot, taking his goal tally to 10 in all competitions in 2019/20.

A crucial confidence boost for the Red Devils and its the first time since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement that United have scored six in a game.

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