Manchester United v Watford: FA Cup third round – live!


8.10pm GMT

10 min: James and Telles combine down the left, but the latter’s cross is easily dealt with by a Watford defence under no penalty-box pressure at all. United are causing havoc down this flank. Speaking of which: “Watching James dancing down the wing brings back happy memories of Hill and Coppell.” Justin Kavanagh there, lost in reverie. “Alas watching Ighalo brings back not-so-happy memories of Garry Birtles.”

8.08pm GMT

8 min: Mata slips a ball down the inside-left channel for Greenwood, who slices wide while trying to whip goalwards from a tight angle. United are well up for this.

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