Tag Archive for FA Cup

Player Ratings: Blackburn Rovers 1-2 Manchester United

Sergio Romero – Dealt with crosses very well. Couldn’t do anything about the goal and that double-save late on was out of this world. Well played. 7/10

Ashley Young – Played out of position at right-back and did well for the most part. 6/10

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Manchester United face mouthwatering tie in the FA Cup Sixth Round

Manchester United managed to beat out Blackburn Rovers in a tough encounter, with Jose Mourinho’s side finishing as 2-1 winners at Ewood Park. Just twenty minutes later, the quarter-final draw was made and it hasn’t been kind to us…

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Confirmed Starting XI: Blackburn vs Manchester United – Carrick is back!

Manchester United are vying for a place in the quarter-finals in the oldest cup competition in history this afternoon, when they take on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park. The game obviously won’t be easy, but you’d fully expect the Red Devils to progress.

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Manchester United drawn away to Blackburn in the FA Cup Fifth Round

Well, Manchester United earned their place in the FA Cup draw, thanks to an impressive victory at home to Wigan Athletic. Jose Mourinho’s men won the match 4-0, with Bastian Schweinsteiger getting himself on the scoresheet.

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Confirmed Starting XI: Manchester United vs Wigan Athletic (FA Cup)

Manchester United take on Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup fourth round this afternoon, with Jose Mourinho’s men aiming to progress in a comfortable manner. As expected, the boss has rung the changes for this one, to give some squad and rotational players a chance to prove their worth.

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Manchester United discover their opponents for the fourth round of the FA Cup

Ah, we do love the FA Cup. Manchester United lifted the oldest trophy in the game last season, thanks to an absolute stunner from local lad Jesse Lingard in the final. The Red Devils also kicked off their 2016/17 campaign in style, beating Reading 4-0 at Old Trafford.

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Player Ratings: Manchester United 4-0 Reading FC – Rooney equals scoring record

Sergio Romero – Literally had nothing to do throughout. Marshalled his back four well though. 6/10

Ashley Young – Had a fairly quiet one. Defensively he looked pretty solid. 5/10

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Confirmed Starting XI: Manchester United vs Reading FC – Rooney starts

Manchester United kick off their FA Cup campaign shortly, as Jose Mourinho plays host to Jaap Stam’s Reading FC side in the third round of the competition. Let’s not forget that the Red Devils will be looking to defend the title they won in dramatic fashion last May.

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Manchester United handed home tie in the FA Cup Third Round

Manchester United’s FA Cup glory seems a long time ago already, despite the trophy only being lifted just over six months ago now. That match was Louis van Gaal’s in charge of the Red Devils, and now Jose Mourinho has been handed his first FA Cup assignment – and he’ll pit his wits against a former United hero in the opposing dugout.

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Player Ratings: Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United (AET)

David de Gea – De Gea made some key saves at vital moments to keep United in control. 7/10

Antonio Valencia – Did well defensively keeping Bolasie quiet, and was a real threat going forward at times. 8/10

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