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Video: The Independent looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League games

Javier Herndandez of Manchester United celebrates his brace
Clint Dempsey fires home Tottenham’s late equaliser

Rio Ferdinand says Manchester United will not feel down about Tottenham draw

Clint Dempsey scored late equaliser for Spurs

Sir Alex Ferguson gestures on the sidelines as his United side are held by Spurs

James Lawton: Alex Ferguson's resistance to changing times is subject to heavy, growing pressure

As well as capacity to fight, Manchester United have a genius for riding their luck

Wayne Rooney blasts the ball over the bar from the penalty spot against West Ham

Ryan Giggs defends Wayne Rooney over penalty miss

Manchester United striker missed from the spot against West Ham

Robin van Persie opened the scoring for Manchester United

More to Manchester United than just Robin van Persie insists Alex Ferguson

Striker has made huge impact since joining from Arsenal

<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.

Sir Alex Ferguson orders Manchester United to 'have a go' at the FA Cup

United entertain West Ham at Old Trafford tonight

Javier Hernandez

Javier Hernandez eager to improve and help Manchester United's trophy hunt

Hernandez likely to be recalled for tomorrow's FA Cup third-round replay with West Ham

Patrice Evra says the United players have stopped talking about City

We are focused on ourselves not City, says Evra

United threw away a lead at the top last season

The last touch was from Vidic

'I will give it to Vidic': Alex Ferguson settles goal debate

Confusion over Manchester United's second goalscorer against Liverpool

Liverpool improved after Daniel Sturridge came on

James Lawton: New dawn fades for limp Liverpool before Daniel Sturridge rekindles some self-belief

All the progress Liverpool had made looked like a rather large mirage against Manchester United

Luis Suarez and Robin van Persie

Premier League: Manchester United v Liverpool match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Old Trafford

<b>Vital Statistics</b><br/>
<b>Age: </b><br/>
Robin Van Persie – 29<br/>
Luis Suarez – 25<br/>
<b>Height:</b><br/>
Van Persie – 1.83m<br/>
Suarez – 1.81m<br/>
<b>Weight:</b><br/>
Van Persie – 71kg<br/>
Suarez – 81kg <br/>
<b>International caps:</b><br/>
Van Persie – 71<br/>
Suarez – 60 <br/>
<b>International goals:</b><br/>
Van Persie – 31<br/>
Suarez – 30<br/>
<b>Joined club for:</b><br/>
Van Persie – £22.5m<br/>
Suarez – £22.8m<br/>
Not much separates the two strikers, who both joined their respective clubs for very similar fees, although Suarez’s 30 goals in 60 games for Uruguay is a little better than Van Persie’s 31 in 71 games.

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The two shining lights from this season's Premier League meet at Old Trafford this Sunday

Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney
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A look ahead to this weekend's FA Cup fixture at the Liberty Stadium

Rio Ferdinand had a commanding game in defence for United

Rio Ferdinand warns Manchester United there is along way to go

Reds lead Manchester City at the top of the table by seven-points

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