Manchester U 5 Burton 0
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.