Result: United through to last eight
Result: United through to last eight
Goals from Nani and Javier Hernandez against Reading in the FA Cup ensure that Manchester United keep alive their hopes of winning the treble.
The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole dissects Manchester United's 2-1 FA Cup victory over fellow Premier League side Reading.
Match Report
Goals from Nani and Javier Hernandez against Reading in the FA Cup ensure that Manchester United keep alive their hopes of winning the treble.
Live Commentary
Read how Manchester United managed to book their place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup at the expense of Reading.
HT Report
Despite having the best chances in the first half, Manchester United fail to make the breakthrough against Reading in the FA Cup fifth round.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to Monday evening's FA Cup fifth-round tie between Manchester United and Reading at Old Trafford.
Head to Head
Dec 1, 2012 5.30pm
Reading
3-4
Man Utd
Morrison (23'), Robson-Kanu (8'), Le Fondre (19')
Tabb (79')
Anderson (13'), Rooney (16' pen., 30'), Van Persie (34')
Rafael (28')
Jan 19, 2008 3pm
Aug 12, 2007 3pm
Dec 30, 2006 3pm
Man Utd
3-2
Reading
Ronaldo (59', 77'), Gunnar Solskjaer (33')
Richardson (90')
Sonko (38'), Lita (90')
Gunnarsson (87')
Sep 23, 2006 3pm
Build-up
Oliveira Anderson scores his team's first goal on December 1, 2012
Anderson: 'Reading match is not easy'
Brazilian midfielder Anderson believes that every team raises their performances when they visit Manchester United.
Feb 18, 14:08
Reading forward Adam Le Fondre pulls one back against Arsenal on December 17, 2012
Sir Alex Ferguson wary of Adam Le Fondre
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson picks out Adam Le Fondre as Reading's main threat ahead of tonight's FA Cup fifth-round tie at Old Trafford.
Feb 18, 03:15
Reading manager Brian McDermott before kickoff against West Brom on on January 12, 2013
Brian McDermott backs Ryan Giggs as future manager
Reading manager Brian McDermott thinks that Ryan Giggs possesses the attitude of a top manager after meeting the Manchester United midfielder on a coaching course.
Feb 18, 00:12
Shane Long and Chris Smalling battle for the ball on December 29, 2012
Manchester United's FA Cup drought shocks Chris Smalling
Chris Smalling admits that he is "shocked" by Manchester United's recent failings in the FA Cup.
Feb 17, 14:25
Man Utd striker Robin Van Persie celebrates his goal against Wigan on January 1, 2013
Robin van Persie wants to play against Reading
Robin van Persie says that he wants to play against Reading as sitting on the bench affects his "rhythm".
Feb 17, 04:05
Reading boss Brian McDermott congratulates two goal striker Adam Le Fondre after the win over Newcastle on January 19, 2013
Brian McDermott eyes Manchester United upset
Reading manager Brian McDermott is confident that his side can beat Manchester United at Old Trafford in the FA Cup fifth round on Monday.
Feb 16, 13:54
United boss Sir Alex Ferguson at the Liberty Stadium on December 23, 2012
Sir Alex Ferguson wary of FA Cup shock
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson insists that his side will have to play well to defeat Reading in the FA Cup fifth round on Monday night.
Feb 16, 07:44
Reading boss Brian McDermott looking glum during a 5-2 loss to Arsenal on December 17, 2012
Brian McDermott: 'Manchester United is toughest draw'
Reading manager Brian McDermott admits that his side were given the worst possible draw when they were handed an away tie with Manchester United in the FA Cup.
Feb 15, 14:57
United manager Sir Alex Ferguson celebrates Van Persie's late equaliser at West Ham on January 5, 2013
Sir Alex Ferguson to "make some changes" for Reading clash
Alex Ferguson is expected to name a changed side for the FA Cup clash with Reading on Monday evening.
Feb 15, 12:48



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton114341111015
9Watford114341721-415
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke113351322-912
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham112361123-129
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185