“Go get it.”
League Two side Cambridge United held Manchester United to a scoreless draw at their Abbey Stadium to force a dream FA Cup replay at Old Trafford. While Cambridge’s performance against their much wealthier opponent was a valiant one, Man United’s left a lot to be desired. And when Angel Di Maria blasted a shot completely out of the 4,376-seat Abbey Stadium, it pretty much summed up the evening for the visiting side.
“Remember this one time DiMaria shot the ball out of a stadium?” is how this will be remembered by future generations http://t.co/thZ0QUfUDU
— Mrs. iFloyd (@Artistic_HL) January 23, 2015
And Cambridge won’t even be worried about the cost of that lost ball since the replay at Old Trafford will be equivalent to a winning lottery ticket for them.
Why Cambridge want replay: MUFC have avg match income of £3.86m. Cambridge would get 45% (£1.7m). From ONE game. Their annual income: £1.6m.
— sportingintelligence (@sportingintel) January 23, 2015
That’s a pretty nice reward for a match in which they didn’t even have a single shot on target (to Cambridge’s credit, they did keep all their shots inside the stadium, though).