Manchester U 1 Swansea 2

Javier Hernandez

Man­chester Uni­ted 1 Swansea City 2, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish FA Cup Third Ro­und, Jan­uary 5, 2014. Man­chester Uni­ted fou­nd them­selves knock­ed out of the FA Cup af­ter be­ing edged out 2-1 by Swansea City at ho­me. Javi­er Her­nandez fou­nd the net for the hosts, whi­le Way­ne Rout­ledge and Wil­fried Bony re­gistered a goal each for the Liberty Sta­dium team.

Way­ne Rout­ledge put Swansea City in­to an early as the Eng­land U21 in­ter­na­tion­al wing­er lobbed the ball over Man­chester Uni­ted goal­keeper An­ders Linde­gaard and in­to the net af­ter twelve min­utes of ac­tion. Javi­er Her­nandez ma­naged to equal­ise for Man­chester Uni­ted when he con­ver­ted a fine cross from Dutch de­fender Al­ex­an­der Buttner four min­utes la­ter in the FA Cup Third Ro­und en­counter, but The Swans had the last laugh as for­mer Sparta Prague and Vitesse stri­ker Wil­fried Bony struck the win­ning goal in the 90th min­ute of the clash to give the Welsh­men an un­ex­pec­ted 2-1 vic­tory over The Reds. To top it all, Rio Fer­dinand was in­jured dur­ing the con­test, whi­le his re­place­ment Fa­bio da Silva was han­ded the red card. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: An­ders Linde­gaard, Rio Fer­dinand, Al­ex­an­der Buttner, Jon­athan Evans, Chris Small­ing, Dar­ren Fletch­er, Tom Clev­er­ley, An­tonio Va­lencia, Dan­ny Wel­beck, Shinji Ka­gawa, Javi­er Her­nandez. Sub­stitutes: Oli­veira An­der­son, Mi­chael Car­rick, Ad­nan Januzaj, Fa­bio da Silva, Wil­fried Za­ha, Ry­an Gig­gs, Da­vid de Gea. Swansea City Te­am: Ger­hard Trem­mel, Jordi Amat, Chico Flores, Neil Tay­lor, Dwight Tiend­alli, Le­on Brit­ton, Jon­athan de Guz­man, Way­ne Rout­ledge, Jonjo Shel­vey, Wil­fried Bony, Ale­jandro Pozuelo. Sub­stitutes: Al­varo Vazquez, An­gel Ran­gel, Ash­ley Wil­li­ams, Ben Dav­ies, Jose Canas, Rory Don­nelly, Da­vid Cornell.


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