Manchester United v Crawley Town Preview

Tomorrow evening Man United have the chance to reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, if they beat non-league side Crawley Town at Old Trafford.

The two clubs have never played each other in any competition, with 93 league places between the clubs Man United are understandably very strong favourites to go through to the next round.

Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that both Rafael Da Silva and Fabio Da Silva will play. Also expected to play are John O'Shea, Wes Brown, Anderson, Michael Carrick, Anders Lindegaard, Bebe and Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez.

Michael Owen has been ruled out of tomorrows game but should be fit enough for the UEFA Champions League game against Marseille on Wednesday. Also ruled out of the FA Cup tie are Ji-Sung Park, Rio Ferdinand and Jonny Evans.

Man United squad: Lindegaard, Kuszczak, O'Shea, Evans, Smalling, Fabio, Rafael, Brown, Vidic, Carrick, Anderson, Fletcher, Obertan, Scholes, Gibson, Hernandez, Berbatov and Rooney.

Crawley Town will be without midfielder Scott Neilson who is out with a foot injury. Defender Pablo Mills should return after being rested. Defender John Dempster and midfielder Josh Simpson are both cup-tied.

Lee Probert will officiate tomorrows game. Probert has refereed 23 games this season, showing 56 yellow cards and six red cards. He has refereed only one Man United game this season, which was the 7-1 thrashing of Blackburn Rovers in the league earlier this season.

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