United celebrate against Scunthorpe.

United's Youth Cup tie arranged

Friday 17 December 2021 15:30

Manchester United's FA Youth Cup tie at Reading will take place next month.

The Under-18s successfully moved past Scunthorpe United at Old Trafford on Monday night, winning an entertaining encounter 4-2 with goals from Sam Mather. Alejandro Garnacho, Maximillian Oyedele and Charlie McNeill. 
FA Youth Cup: United 4 Scunthorpe 2 Video

FA Youth Cup: United 4 Scunthorpe 2

Watch the key moments from our entertaining 4-2 victory over Scunthorpe in the FA Youth Cup third round...

The reward for lead coach Travis Binnion's side is a trip to the Select Car Leasing Stadium to take on the young Royals.

Reading defeated Bromley in the previous round, winning 3-1 on the road after the tie went to extra time.

The game is set to be played on Thursday 13 January, with kick-off at 19:00 GMT.

Ticket details and clarification of MUTV coverage of the action will be provided in due course. The tie must be decided on the night with extra-time and penalties coming into effect, if required.