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Newport 2-4 Man United (FA Cup)

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Manchester United have reached the fifth round of the FA Cup in nine of the last 10 seasons, only failing to do so in the 2021-22 campaign (eliminated in fourth round).

Newport’s 11 FA Cup home games against top-flight sides have seen an average of 3.8 goals scored per game (16 for, 26 against), with both teams scoring at least once in each of the last eight.

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MOTM: Antony.

Diogo Dalot has created 4 chances, more than any other player on the pitch, and has registered 1 assist.

It took Rasmus Hojlund 96 minutes to have his first shot in the game, which he scored from.

Willy Kambwala won 4/4 aerial duels against Newport in 8 minutes. No player won more, and only 1 other player had a 100% completion rate.

Antony has registered his first assist of the season, on his 22nd appearance. And his first goal on his 32nd appearance.

Manchester United have now kept just two clean sheets in their last 12 games across all competitions.

Manchester United have conceded two or more goals in an FA Cup match against a side from a lower division for the first time since February 1996 v Sunderland, and first time against a side from the fourth tier since February 1970 v Northampton Town.

Man Utd have gone 2-0 up in the opening 15 minutes of an FA Cup match for the first time since January 2020 v Tranmere, a match they went on to win 6-0.

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