Manchester U 5 Burton 0

Louis Saha

Man­chester Uni­ted 5 Bur­ton Al­bion 0, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish FA Cup Third Ro­und Re­play, Jan­uary 18, 2006. Af­ter be­ing held to a sur­prise 0-0 draw by Foot­ball Con­fer­ence si­de Bur­ton Al­bion at Pirelli Sta­dium in the fir­st ga­me, Man­chester Uni­ted de­feated The Brew­ers 5-0 in the re­play at Old Traf­ford thanks to a Gi­useppe Ros­si double and a goal each from Louis Saha, Kier­an Richard­son, and Ry­an Giggs.

Man­chester Uni­ted raced in­to an early 1-0 lead thro­ugh French in­ter­na­tion­al stri­ker Louis Saha who con­ver­ted a de­cent cross from Kier­an Richard­son on sev­en min­utes, and the ho­me te­am doubled their ad­vant­age as Gi­useppe Ros­si be­at Bur­ton Al­bion goal­keeper Saul Deeney wi­th a head­er in the 22nd min­ute of play. Af­ter the in­ter­val, Richard­son ad­ded a third goal for Man­chester Uni­ted in the 52nd min­ute of the mat­ch be­fore goals from Ry­an Gig­gs and Ros­si in the 68th and 90th min­utes of the en­counter han­ded The Reds a com­pre­hens­ive 5-0 tri­umph over the East Stafford­shire club. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Tim How­ard, Mi­kael Sil­vestre, Wes­ley Bro­wn, John O’Shea, Phil Bard­s­ley, Pique, Kier­an Richard­son, Dar­ren Fletch­er, Louis Saha, Ole Gun­nar Sol­skjaer, Gi­useppe Ros­si. Sub­stitutes: Ga­ry Ne­ville, Rio Fer­dinand, Ry­an Gig­gs. Bur­ton Al­bion Te­am: Saul Deeney, Dar­ren Tin­son, Andy Corbett, Ry­an Aus­tin, Dar­ren Stride, Keith Gil­roy, Jake Sed­gemore, Chris Hall, Jon Shaw, Shaun Har­rad, An­drew Ducros. Sub­stitutes: Terry Hen­shaw, Aar­on Web­ster, Dale Anderson.


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Man­chester Uni­ted rea­ched the fifth ro­und of the 2005-06 FA Cup, on­ly to suf­fer a 1-0 de­feat at the hands of North West rivals Liver­pool at An­field where they con­ceded a goal from Pe­ter Crouch.


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