Fellaini: "It's always nice to score."

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Marouane Fellaini scored as Manchester United beat West Ham to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup, and the big Belgian said scoring a goal is good for confidence.

The Red Devils were brilliant at Upton Park on Wednesday evening as they defeated the Hammers 2-1 in the FA Cup quarter-final replay as Marcus Rashford and Fellaini hit the net before James Tomkins halved the deficit. But, West Ham couldn't seal a comeback like they did against Arsenal in the Premier League over the weekend.

"I knew he [Martial] would miss because it was his left foot!" Fellaini told MUTV.

"I was stood in front of the goal and I just put my knee out towards the target. It was important in the end.

"It's always nice to score; it's good for confidence. Now we have a game on Saturday which we have to win in front of our home supporters."

Fellaini added: "When I was at Everton eight years ago, we played the semi-final against United and we won, so this time I hope I am on the winning side again.

"At a club like Manchester United, we have to win something. I think all the players want to do that this season."

Man United host Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday.

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