Man Utd thrash Fulham 4 – 0 to reach FA Cup Semifinal

Manchester United stayed in contention for all the trophies this season as they thrashed Fulham 4 – 0 at the Craven cottage. A brace from Tevez and goals from Rooney and Park were enough for United to seal the place in the last 4 of the FA cup.

Manchester United started with a strong lineup with Cristiano Ronaldo and Berbatov being rested and Rooney partnering Tevez up front. United almost got a dream start when a mistake by Hangelande let Tevez in but Schwarzer mead a great one hand save and Pantsil preventied Rooney from scoring the followup. Van Der Sar was almost embarrassed again when a Andy Johnson tried to control a long ball with his leg. Van Der Sar misjudged the ball and ball was moving towards goal line but Vidic prevented it from crossing the line. With United misplacing a lot of there passes, Fulham started gaining confidence and a Dempsey header from a Zamora cross was well saved by Van Der Sar. read more »

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Manchester United thrash Arsenal

Man Utd 4 – 0 Arsenal

(Rooney 16 , Fletcher 20,74, Nani 38)

Rooney Scoring the openerManchester United produced a blistering display to send Arsenal out of the FA cup fifth round. Even the absence of Ronaldo, Giggs and Tevez did not stop them from dominating the game. Rooney scored the first goal from a cross on 16th minute and Darren Fletcher scored another headed goal from Nani’s cross four minutes later. Carrick then set up Nani to score the third and Nani again set up Darren Fletcher to score the fourth through the header on 74 minutes.

Nani getting the third Both sides decided to rest some key players in view of there crucial champions league matches next week. United were without Ronaldo and Giggs while Tevez and Paul Scholes were on the bench. Arsenal also kept Adebayor and Flamini on the bench. But it was Arsenal who missed there key players the most in the opening half which was dominated by some superb performance from Rooney and Nani. Rooney, who missed the Derby match due to suspension made his return in an amazing fashion. He terrorized the Arsenal defense from the beginning and could have got around 4-5 goals alone. So great was his performance that even England manager Fabio Capello who was in the stands, applauded the striker when he was substituted with 20 minutes left.

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