Manchester United have a two-goal lead in their EFL Cup semi-final tie against Hull City. Their 2-0 home victory against The Tigers on Tuesday evening means that they are within touching distance of the final of the competition.

Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini both scored in the second-half at Old Trafford. The second leg takes place on January 26.

Jose Mourinho’s side now turn their attentions back to the Premier League. They face rivals Liverpool on Sunday afternoon. They currently an unbeaten record spanning 14 matches long in all competitions.

Mourinho’s men are currently sixth in the Premier League table, three points shy of the Champions League spots.

Despite United’s fantastic string of results, they are struggling in their defensive options. Eric Bailly is currently at the Africa Cup of Nations and will not return to the first-team until February. Meanwhile, Marcos Rojo is also currently injured.

With their current defensive issues, Mourinho may look to buy some more defenders in this window.

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