Manchester United 2-1 Reading

Nani intervention a telling reminder

February 18, 2013
By Richard Jolly, Old Trafford
A flamboyant Portuguese winger has occupied Manchester United's thoughts for weeks. Sadly for Nani, it has rarely been him. Yet, even if only for an evening, the Cristiano Ronaldo tribute act wrestled his compatriot out of the spotlight and swept United into the FA Cup quarter-finals. Now only Middlesbrough or Chelsea separate them from a trip to Wembley.

Yet for three-quarters of the game, all the Treble hunters got was trouble. Holding Real Madrid was exhilarating, being held by Reading ...

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