However, it was one of the players involved against Huddersfield, Jesse Lingard, who was the star of the show for the Red Devils, netting both goals.
England global Lingard went one better in the 21st minute when, put clean through on goal by a delightful Marcus Rashford flick-on, he unerringly side-footed into the bottom right corner.
Wayne Routledge failed to get his shot away after Lindelof hesitated and Daley Blind was nearly left red-faced when his clearing header struck McBurnie and fell a yard wide of the post.
Lingard then doubled his tally and the visitors' lead on 59 minutes with an exceptional header after a ball in from Matteo Darmian found him arriving at pace 16 yards out to header powerfully past Kristoffer Nordfeldt.
Man United succumbed to a 2-1 defeat to the Terriers last Saturday and Lingard admitted that the team wanted to make amends and move on from the loss at the John Smith's Stadium.
The performances of young stars, Axel Tuanzebe and Scott McTominay were a particular plus. Swansea has won two matches and lost three matches. United had to be satisfied with the two goals and a place in the next round of the competition.