Manchester United Vs. Arsenal FC, FA Cup: Get Your Hopes Up About That Trophy Drought, Gunners Fans!

Gunners fans, today might be your day! Thanks to Manchester United's upcoming UEFA Champions League match against Olympique Marseille, Alex Ferguson has opted to play a weakened team today against your beloved Arsenal FC. You can check out the Manchester United lineup right here, and the Arsenal lineup is here. As you can see, Sir Alex has selected an inane amount of defenders and Darron Gibson, meaning that United is literally playing without a midfield.

Okay, so the win isn't a given. Wayne Rooney is Wayne Rooney, and Chicharito's not half bad himself. Edwin Van Der Sar is still in goal and Nemanja Vidic is now in defense. But still, United has no midfield! Drawing United at Old Trafford looked like it spelled the end of your trophy dreams when it came out, but thanks to their injuries and their 0-0 draw at the Velodrome, United are there for the taking.

Of course, the trophy drought should already be over. Thanks to Laurent Koscielny's Benny Hill-esque error at Wembley a couple of weeks ago, Birmingham City lifted the Carling Cup and the drought continued. Then, not long after, FC Barcelona knocked you out of the Champions League. I know Gunners, it's been rough. Really rough. This is your chance, though.

Seriously, the FA Cup is there for the taking. If you don't win this trophy, you might never win another one under Arsene Wenger. If you find a way to screw this up, my whatever deity you believe in have mercy on all of your souls.

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