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<b>West Ham United 2-2 Manchester United </b><br/>
<b>5 January 2013</b><br/>
<b>FA Cup </b><br/>
Van Persie came off the bench to score a stoppage time equaliser and keep Manchester United's hopes of winning their first FA Cup since 2004 alive. Ferguson described Van Persie's goal as 'world-class' with the Netherlands international latching onto a through-ball from Ryan Giggs to slot beyond West Ham goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen with only seconds remaining.

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