Man United To Play Either Arsenal Or Leyton Orient

Manchester United will play either Premier League side Arsenal or League One side Leyton Orient at Old Trafford in the Quarter Finals of the FA cup.

Yesterday Man United beat Crawley Town 1-0 at Old Trafford to reach the Quarter Finals. Leyton Orient and Arsenal played each other this afternoon, which ended in a 1-1 draw. They will now face each other again in a replay at the Emirates.


The most recent meeting between Man United and Arsenal was on the 13th December 2010 in the league at Old Trafford. Man United won the game 1-0 with Ji-Sung Park scoring the only goal.

There have been a total of 210 games played between the two clubs in all competitions. Out of those 210 games, there have been 87 Man United wins, 77 Arsenal wins and 46 draws. 13 of those games have been played in the FA Cup, Man United have won six times, Arsenal have won five times and there have been two draws.

The last FA Cup meeting between the two clubs was a Fifth Round tie on the 16th February 2008 at Old Trafford, which Man United won 4-0. Wayne Rooney, Darren Fletcher (x2) and Luis Nani all scored for United, Emmanuel Eboue was sent off in the 49th minute.

Leyton Orient:

The last time Man United played Leyton Orient was back on the 14th December 1974 in the old English Division two, the game ended in a 0-0 draw.

There have been a total of 12 games played between the two clubs in all competitions. Out of those 12 games, there have been 6 Man United wins, 2 Leyton Orient wins and 4 draws. The two clubs have never met each other in the FA Cup.

The Full Draw is:

Stoke City v West Ham/Burnley
Manchester City/Aston Villa v Everton/Reading
Birmingham City v Bolton Wanderers
Manchester United v Arsenal/Leyton Orient

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