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United and Liverpool: An FA Cup history

Tomorrow’s game at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Liverpool will be their 16th FA Cup meeting, United leading by eights wins to three. The last four winners of ties between the two have gone on to lift the trophy.

1977: Man United 2-1 Liverpool: Final

Liverpool were champions and heading for their first European Cup success but Tom Docherty’s side triumphed at Wembley through goals from Stuart Pearson and Jimmy Greenhoff.

1979: Man United 1-0 Liverpool: Semi-final

Liverpool were beaten in a replay at Goodison Park after a 2-2 draw in the first game. Greenhoff scored once more in the replay to send United to the final, where they lost 3-2 to Arsenal.

1985: Man United 2-1 Liverpool: Semi-final

A four-goal thriller at Goodison resulted in a replay at Maine Road, where Bryan Robson and Mark Hughes booked Ron Atkinson’s side a place at Wembley after Paul McGrath’s own goal. United beat Everton 1-0 in the final.

1999: Man United 2-1 Liverpool: Fourth round

United trailed to an early Michael Owen strike with just two minutes remaining before goals from Dwight Yorke and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer earned a famous win.

2006: Liverpool 1-0 Man United: Fifth round

Peter Crouch’s header was enough for the Reds to record a first FA Cup win over United in 85 years. The match was marred by a horrific leg break suffered by the visitors’ Alan Smith.

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