Swansea City knock Manchester United out of FA Cup

Swansea City claimed an historic first win at Old Trafford, to knock Manchester United out of the FA Cup in the third round.

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Laudrup delighted with 'impressive' win over Man Utd

Michael Laudrup's side claimed their first ever win at Old Trafford Credit: PA

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup said his side's win against Manchester United in the third round of the FA Cup at Old Trafford was "impressive", but admitted they "had a bit of luck" in securing a 90th minute winner against the Premier League champions.

"It's one of the great stadiums, not only here but in world football, so to win here is impressive, especially after being without the win for some games," he told BT Sport.

"We had a bit of luck in the sense that we scored a very late winner. When you play teams like Man United, Man City, Chelsea... you have to perform very well. You know they will create four or five good chances. I didn't see those four or five chances from Man Utd.

"I always sat out there with a feeling that we had a possibility.

'I don't fancy replays with the fixtures we have, so it was great to see that finishing.

"When they got the man (Fabio Da Silva) sent off, we played with two strikers to see if we could get the winner in the last 8-10 minutes and we did."

Swansea City knock Man Utd out of FA Cup with 2-1 win

Swansea City's Wayne Routledge (left) scored the opening goal Credit: PA

A late header from Wilfried Bony gave Swansea City their first ever win at Old Trafford, knocking Manchester United out of the FA Cup in the process.

Wayne Routledge put the visitors ahead in the 12th minute, before Javier Hernandez equalised just four minutes later.

Bony's winner in the 90th minute means Swansea will play either Birmingham, Bristol Rovers of Crawley in the fourth round.


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Swansea to take on Manchester United in FA Cup clash

Manchester United won 4-1 when the two sides last met in August Credit: PA

Swansea City will travel to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United this afternoon, in the third-round of the FA Cup.

Winger Pablo Hernandez has been ruled out of today's match with a hamstring injury. He'll join Michu, Michel Vorm and Nathan Dyer on the sidelines.

Kick off is at 4.30 pm.

You can watch all the match highlights on ITV at 10.45 pm.

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