Van Gaal Glad to face Arsenal at Old Trafford
Manchester – Manchester United have to face Arsenal in the FA Cup quarterfinals. Despite getting one of the toughest opponents, the ‘Red Devils’ enthusiasm for performing on home turf.
MU or the sixth round of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the FA Cup after beating Preston North End 3-1, Wednesday (02/16/2015) pm dawn. Next they will face Arsenal in his mission to the semifinals.
The draw is somewhat less favorable to MU, considering there are several opponents on paper lighter. Call it Blackburn Rovers and Reading from the Championship, or Bradford City of League One.
While Manchester United and Arsenal themselves so two in five Premier League teams other than Liverpool, Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion.
However MU has a distinct advantage because of the draw to decide their own hosts face Arsenal later. This is the first time in their gait in the FA Cup this season, in which the three previous lottery they have to perform away.
“The most important thing is that we get a raffle to perform at home. In the FA Cup matches, I believe it is important. So I am glad we could face Arsenal at home,” said Van Gaal on the official website of Manchester United.
“Every game in the FA Cup is difficult to win because every team exert all efforts. You also have seen that at this stage a lot of teams are in a better situation defeat. So the most important thing is we will be playing at home for the first time,” he added .