Manchester City vs. Manchester United: 10 Things We Learned in FA Cup Classic

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Manchester City vs. Manchester United: 10 Things We Learned in FA Cup Classic
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Manchester City and Manchester United served up a real humdinger of an FA Cup third-round match at the Etihad Stadium, providing us with plenty of newsworthy mentions. Here are 10 of the most notable things from the game.

United went ahead early on through Wayne Rooney's header before Vincent Kompany was sent off, leaving City to play with 10 men for 80 minutes.

Danny Welbeck added a second with a cracking volley before Rooney missed a penalty—but converted the rebound to give the away side a 3-0 lead at half time.

City fought back brilliantly in the second period through goals from Aleksander Kolarov and Sergio Aguero, and could even have snatched a draw late on, but United held on to go through to the fourth round.

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