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Predicted Starting XI: West Ham vs Manchester United (cup replay)

Manchester United’s FA Cup campaign continues tomorrow, with a quarter-final replay against West Ham United on the cards. Louis van Gaal’s men will certainly have a tough task on their hands, particularly with confidence being low due to the 3-0 hammering from Spurs.

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Manchester United drawn away to Shrewsbury in FA Cup fifth round

Manchester United have been handed a favourable draw in the FA Cup last sixteen, as Louis van Gaal’s side will the lowest ranked side left in the cup; Shrewsbury Town.

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Player Ratings: Derby County 1-3 Manchester United – outstanding youngsters

David de Gea – Otherwise untroubled putting George Thorne’s superb strike aside. On the whole did well. 6/10

Guillermo Varela – Looked a real threat going forward from the full-back slot. Was a cause for concern defensively at times. 6/10

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Predicted Starting XI: Derby County vs Manchester United

Manchester United’s best chance of silverware this season certainly comes in the FA Cup, and Louis van Gaal continues his cup campaign tomorrow, against high-flying Championship side Derby County.

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Player Ratings: Manchester United 1-0 Sheffield United

David de Gea – Wasn’t tested whatsoever. 6/10

Matteo Darmian – Didn’t offer an awful lot in attack but did his defensive duties solidly enough. 5/10

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Predicted Starting XI: Manchester United vs Sheffield United

Manchester United’s FA Cup campaign gets underway tomorrow, with Louis van Gaal’s side playing host to League One opponents; Sheffield United. The Blades have always been a good cup side, so the manager will have to pick a team who are suitably prepared.

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Manchester United drawn at home in FA Cup third round

It feels as though every year I always find myself saying ‘this year I’d love a good cup run’, and shortly after that dream gets shattered. The draw for the third round of the FA Cup has been made, and Manchester United will play host to Sheffield United in early January.

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Player Ratings: Manchester United 1-2 Arsenal (FA Cup)

David de Gea – The Spaniard saved United from being beaten by more with some stunning saves. 8/10

Antonio Valencia – Van Gaal labelled him the best player on the pitch afterwards, but for me he was very average and slow making decisions. 5/10

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs Arsenal (FA Cup)

Giggs…gets past Viera, past Dixon…GIGGS… sensational goal by Ryan Giggs…and when he needed the finish… my God did he get one… That sensational goal by Ryan Giggs gave Manchester United the win in what was one of the most famous games in the history of FA Cup. Now almost 16 years later, United face Arsenal once again in an FA Cup Quarter Final tie.

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Predicted Starting XI: Manchester United vs Arsenal

Manchester United Football Club can almost taste a Wembley semi-final awaiting, but a stern test at home to Arsenal could prove to be a stumbling block. Louis van Gaal’s men are a winning machine without playing particularly enjoyable football, but its the results that are all-important this season.

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