United progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup courtesy of a 1-0 victory over the Blades at Old Trafford.
Wayne Rooney’s goal from the penalty spot in the final moments of the game proved to be the difference between the two sides at Old Trafford.
Former England international striker Lineker was following the match, and he was far from impressed with the performance of the Red Devils against League One side United.
Thought I'd tune in for the 2nd half at Old Trafford....have I missed anything? Course I haven't!— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) January 9, 2016
That's an almighty wriggle by Manchester United after a dreadful performance.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) January 9, 2016
@SUFC_tweets were magnificent but what a stupid challenge for the pen! If you go to ground in the box you gotta win it!— Jason Victor Cundy (@jasoncundy05) January 9, 2016
I just lobbed on Sportlobster: https://t.co/Z75a9FcMqR Another embarrassing performance from Manchester United. This can't go on.— michael owen (@themichaelowen) January 9, 2016
Over the course of the 90 minutes at Old Trafford, hosts United had as much as 71% of the possession, took 11 shots of which just two were on target, and earned five corners.
Visitors United had only 29% of the possession, took only two shots of which one was on target, and earned one corner.