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Arsenal Beat Man United In FA Cup

Channels Television  
Updated March 9, 2015

ArsenalEnglish football giants, Arsenal FC, have defeated old rivals, Manchester United to qualify for the semi finals of the English FA Cup.

This is courtesy of a 2-1 victory in the quarter final match decided at Old Trafford on Monday night.

Nacho Monreal scored his first goal of the season when he clinically finished a terrific move to put the Gunners in the lead but Wayne Rooney quickly equalized three minutes later during a captivating first 45 minutes.

The second half saw the defending champions regaining their lead in the 61st minute after a catastrophic back-pass error, which Danny Welbeck took advantage of to score in his first return to the stadium that he called home until last summer’s deadline day.

Jones failed to control a high ball, so Valencia rolled a pass back to De Gea. However, he didn’t get enough on it and the former Red Devil nipped in, poking it beyond the onrushing keeper before slotting into the vacant net.

The pressure to get another equalizer, however, got the best of United’s Di Maria, leading to a second yellow and a sending off in the 77th minute.

After being booked for simulation, Di Maria clasped at the referee’s shirt in an attempt to get his attention so he can complain about the booking, but for that infraction the official showed him his second yellow to make United’s task even harder.

Arsenal held on to emerge triumphant and secure their much desired revenge over United, having won at Old Trafford for the first time in 11 attempts.