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FA Cup: Arsenal v Manchester United – A Game That Means More To The Managers Than It Does The Players

Both the Arsenal and Manchester United managers have a lot at riding on Friday evening.

Arsenal host Manchester United in the 4th round of the FA Cup on Friday night. I had to lie to my girlfriend as say I had some important career-defining work I had to complete tonight because Fridays are date night (Let’s hope she doesn’t read this).

My dishonesty aside, this evening’s game is an important one. It’s an important game for the supporters, it’s an important game for the players, and it’s an especially important game for the managers.

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Escape from Wembley: David De Gea saves Manchester United

Manchester United went home with all three points against Tottenham thanks to David De Gea goalkeeping heroics that proved he isn’t a human being.

David De Gea Manchester United

Full disclosure: I’m a life long Manchester United supporter so everything I might say in this post may be a little bias. However, I do try to be objective when my heart allows me to.

Manchester United was red hot (excuse the pun) going into this game. Under interim coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær, they had won their last five games in all competitions, scored a bunch of goals, and featured on Paul Pogba’s Instagram account again. Playing against a, at the time, third-placed Spurs away from home was going to be their stiffest test yet.

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