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Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup

Manchester City loses 2-3 against local rivals in dramatic FA Cup third-round match

Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Manchester City's Belgian midfielder Vincent Kompany (ground) tackles Manchester United's Portuguese midfielder Nani during the FA Cup third round football match (AFP/Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Wayne Rooney scored twice and Paul Scholes made a dramatic return to lift Manchester United to a 3-2 win over 10-man Manchester City in the pulsating match on Sunday (Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
United surged into a 3-0 halftime lead after the controversial early sending-off of City defender Vincent Kompany and looked poised to exact full revenge for their humiliating 6-1 home league drubbing by their neighbours this season (AFP/Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
But goals from Aleksandar Kolarov and Sergio Aguero gave City hope and United needed the calming presence of 37-year-old Scholes, on as a second-half substitute after coming out of retirement, to knock out the FA Cup holders at the third-round stage for the first time since 2007 (AFP/Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Danny Welbeck of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal (Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates with Patrice Evra (Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal (Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Manchester United's English defender Phil Jones (L) vies with Manchester City's Argentinian forward Sergio Aguero (R) (AFP/Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Manchester United's English defender Chris Smalling (R) in action (AFP/Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Manchester United's Danish goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard (L) saves a shot from Manchester City's Argentinian forward Sergio Aguero (AFP/Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Costel Pantilimon of Manchester City goes up for a header (Getty Images)
Man United bounces Abu Dhabi's Man City out of FA Cup
Manchester City Manager Roberto Mancini and Assistant David Platt (R) issue instructions during the FA Cup third round match (Getty Images)