David Moyes could make cup history against Manchester City

David Moyes could make cup history against Manchester City

Manchester United have been drawn against Sunderland in the Capital One Cup semi-final after a 2-0 victory saw us beat Stoke City last night.

The draw pitted Manchester City against West Ham and if both favourites can win their semi-finals, it will set up a mouthwatering cup final between United and City.

Back in 2010, United played City in the two legged Carling Cup (as it was then called) semi-final. It was a brilliant couple of games between the two with Carlos Tevez smashing City into a lead at the Etihad but thanks to a late goal from Wayne Rooney, we won 4-3 on aggregate.

There was every chance that a semi-final repeat could have happened but by the hand of fate, the only way in which United can now meet City is if both teams win their respective semi-finals.

We have played them in an FA Cup semi-final, League Cup semi-final and title deciders. Of course, we have never played City in a cup final but it seems inevitable that United will play City in a cup final or in Europe this year. 

What a tantalising prospect that game is.

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