The former Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is currently playing for the Premier League giant Manchester United came off the bench to score the winner as they recovered from an early deficit to beat Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers 2-1 away in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.
Blackburn 1-2 Man Utd FT:
Second-half substitutes Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic combine to secure a place in the FA Cup quarter final. pic.twitter.com/nI1qCyKJ0R
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The Blackburn Rovers, whose priority is to avoid relegation to English soccer’s third tier, took the lead in the 17th minute as the 31-year-old English man Danny Graham scored the only goal for Rovers, which was equalized before the halftime.
As the 19-year-old England international Marcus Rashford scored the equalizer for Manchester United.
And after the half time Jose Mourinho’s side has started to dominate the game and has waited until the 75th minute for the star forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic to score the winner after being set free by a precise long pass delivered by fellow substitute Paul Pogba.
After moving to the Premier League giant Manchester United last season, the 35-year-old former Sweden international enjoying a great season of Premier League as he has already scored 26 goals for the English giant and now Ibrahimovic has scored his first goal in the FA Cup.