We analyse the key moments from United's cup clash with Swansea...
Star men Büttner took his chance from a rare start to show off his talents, delivering several dangerous crosses as well as the ball that set up Chicha's goal. He also timed a tackle on Bony well with the game poised at 1-1, and proved he is a worthy understudy to Patrice Evra.
Sub-plots If Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie's respective knocks need more rest, then Chicha and Danny Welbeck have shown that they provide a goal threat, but taking chances was United's downfall here and as a team the Reds must respond in Tuesday's League Cup semi-final first leg at Sunderland.
Opposition Swansea's passing and movement is excellent, as you might expect of a club boasting its fair share of Spanish players and with Michael Laudrup in charge. They also boast a fearlessness, which probably contributed to them going in front here. Despite a precarious league position, they're undefeated having started in a winning position this term, so their dangerous early lead proved to be