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Manchester United legend believes Sunday’s FA Cup win over Liverpool could be a ‘turning point’ for Ten Hag

Roy Keane believes Manchester United’s FA Cup victory against Liverpool on Sunday could prove to be a turning point for Erik ten Hag. 

The Red Devils twice fought back to equalise before Amad Diallo scored the winner deep in extra time at Old Trafford. 

United dominated proceedings in the first half after Scott McTominay put them ahead in the 10th minute. 

But the Merseyside giants made a thrilling comeback by scoring twice through Alexis Mac Allister and Mohamed Salah on the stroke of half-time. 

Antony’s late goal pushed the match to extra time where Harvey Elliott restored the Reds’ lead in the 105th minute. 

However, United had the last laugh as Marcus Rashford levelled the scores before Diallo fired home the winner in the final minute.

The Ivorian footballer took his shirt off in his celebration, thus getting sent off for his second yellow card. But it didn’t dampen the jubilant mood inside The Theatre of Dreams. 

Keane told ITV (per the Daily Mirror): “Man United – I’ve been critical of them all season but they’ve found something from somewhere, a bit of spirit, a bit of momentum, they got a little bit of luck, sloppiness from Liverpool.

“Amazing – a huge turning point for a lot of these players, particularly for the manager. Old Trafford is bouncing.

“It’s been a tough season for everyone, great images, great for the young players to get through a big game. Honestly, an amazing finish to the game.”

United can end the season on a high with a trophy  

United’s chances of securing a Champions League berth are slim, as they are nine points behind fourth-placed Aston Villa. 

They were knocked out of the Champions League in the group stage after damaging defeats against Galatasaray and FC Copenhagen. 

However, Erik ten Hag’s side can end their season on a high by winning the FA Cup. 

They are set to face Coventry City in the semi-final next month and should prevail against the Championship outfit. 

The winners of the tie will take on Manchester City or Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in May.

Both teams would be difficult opponents, but the Red Devils have the quality to win the final.