Over the years the Red Devils and the Gunners have churned out some memorable moments in the FA Cup.
Two true giants of the Premier League, Manchester United and Arsenal square off on Monday (Follow live, here, from 3:45 p.m. ET) at Old Trafford in the FA Cup quarterfinals.
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The current FA Cup holders, Arsenal, currently sit in third in the PL, while United are in fourth. Things could not be tighter as another potential encounter awaits.
To whet your appetite for Monday’s quarterfinal clash, below are a few reminders of the memorable moments these rivals have dished up in past FA Cup matches. Enjoy.
Ryan Giggs’ wondergoal in 1999 FA Cup semifinal replay
After having Roy Keane sent off, then Arsenal’s Dennis Bergkamp having a last-minute penalty kick saved by Peter Schmeichel to send the game into extra time, Giggs came up with one of the greatest goals ever scored in FA Cup history. Plus, that celebration showing off the rug on his chest makes it even more memorable. This win helped set United on their way to their famous treble in 1999.
Patrick Vieira scores winning penalty kick in 2005 final
After a slightly dour cup final at the Millennium Stadium, a tense penalty shootout saw Paul Scholes’ effort saved by Jens Lehmann and Arsenal skipper Patrick Vieira slammed home the winning spot kick to seal the FA Cup trophy.
Arsenal win thrilling 1979 FA Cup final after late drama
A classic FA Cup final from 1979, as Arsenal lead 2-0 at half time thanks to goals from Brian Talbot and Frank Stapleton. Manchester United looked down and out but Gordon McQueen and Sammy McIlroy scored in the final four minutes to make it 2-2. Then, Alan Sunderland etched his name into FA Cup folklore with an 89th minute winner.