Manchester United Vs. Arsenal FC, FA Cup: Robin Van Persie Comes Close Twice In Quick Succession

Robin van Persie appears to be rather annoyed by going behind to Manchester United, and has nearly scored twice in the span of about 30 seconds. First, Edwin van der Sar is forced into a magnificent fingertip save to keep out a low scudding effort inside the box, just about deflecting the shot past the post, and on the subsequent corner the Dutch striker missed the post by about an inch as he bulleted a header just wide. Better from Arsenal, but no cigar there just yet.

At the other end of the pitch, Javier Hernandez somehow earned himself a corner by kicking the ball straight out of play to rather vocal protests from the Arsenal bench. United were bemused enough not to take full advantage, and the visitors were poised to break upfield before Wayne Rooney laid a reducer on Bacary Sagna. It's a definite booking for the England forward, so Chris Foy just has a bit of a chat with him and moves on. Of course!

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