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West Ham vs. Manchester United: FA Cup 3rd Round Live Score, Highlights, Recap

Tom SunderlandFeatured ColumnistJanuary 4, 2013

West Ham 2-2 Manchester United, Upton Park, Jan. 5, 2013, Full Time

In a battle between two of the nation's most traditional clubs, West Ham responded magnificently to a Manchester United opener and were ultimately unfortunate not to come away with an FA Cup 4th Round place in their mitts.

Tom Cleverley got on the end of a Javier Hernandez break to round Jussi Jaaskelainen from 10 yards out before Joe Cole and James Collins linked up twice in identical fashion to head the Hammers into the lead.

In true Manchester United fashion however, Robin van Persie was on hand to give the visitors an extra time equaliser and an FA Cup replay as a result.

Sam Allardyce will consider himself hard done by to not have won this match, and it will undoubtedly seem much more of an uphill struggle when they travel to Old Trafford in two weeks' time. 

West Ham Starting XI: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Collins, Tomkins, Potts, Diarra, Nolan, Collison, Joe Cole, Vaz Te, C.Cole

West Ham Subs: Spiegel, Reid, Jarvis, Taylor, Noble, Spence, E.Lee

Scorers: Collins (27',59')

Manchester United Starting XI: De Gea, Rafael, Evans, Smalling, Buttner, Vidic, Scholes, Cleverley, Kagawa, Welbeck, Hernandez

Manchester United Subs: Lindegaard, Ferdinand, Valencia, Giggs, Young, Van Persie, Macheda

Scorers: Cleverley (23') Van Persie (90'+1)

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