Manchester U 1 Swansea 2
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.