A disappointing result but surely the most important thing for any football fan to learn is the difference between a poor result and a poor performance. All credit to Alan Pardew and his team, they kept their shape and deserved something from the match. I wonder if the non-sending off will make the headines…
Cracking goals but cup heartache if you had set your sights on Wembley.
Was Pardew right to rest a couple of players and make the league his priority, unlike recent years I would say yes this time around. Read our exclusive match report and give your reaction to today’s ninety minutes.
A strong and committed defence and a touch of magic from Cabaye at the other end, a perfect recipe when the ‘Champagne’ football is kept on ice.
A bloodied Steven Taylor epitomised United’s performance, can guts and determination carry you through thirty eight matches? Read our exclusive match report and give your reaction to today’s ninety minutes.