Manchester United - Ipswich Town result League Cup 2015
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21:53 - Thank yopu for joining me for VAVEL's coverage of Manchester United's victory over Ipswich, you can find me on Twitter @Danialkennedy95 and until next time have a great evening !

21:52 - Three excellent goals were scored tonight from Rooney Martial and in paticular Pereira and fans will be hoping to see more of young Brazilian in the near future

21:51 - Excellent performance from United, despite their opponents proving a threat in spells, it was the home side that came out on top.

FT - Manchester United 3-0 Ipswich Town

90+2' - United seal their passage into the next round, subtitutescombine with Depay passing forward to Martial who coolly slots it home to seal the win.

90+2' - GOAL Manchester United 3-0 Ipswich Town

90' - Four minutes of added time

88' Entering the final moments of them match still 2-0 United

84' - BOOKING first name in the book is Parr after his late challenege on Depay. Still 2-0

80' - Entering the final ten minutes of the match United seem to be in crusie control and looks like they will play it out for the passage into the fourth round

80' - Final sub for United, Rooney comes off for Depay

76' - Tabb makes way for the visitors in place of Toure

68' - SUB Mata and Smalling off for Martial and the returning Phil Jones

66' - Mata who has been a nusisance all evening is at it again as he forces Bialkowski to tip his effort over the crossbar

62' - SUB Pitman and Sears for McGoldrick and Murphy

60'- Brilliant from Pereira, he picks the ball up for the free-kick and confidently curls it over the wall which gave Bialkowski no chance. 2-0

60' - GOAL Manchester United 2-0 Ipswich Town

57' - Bialkowski gets down well to keept out Valencia's well struck shot towards goal United beginning to come alive once again. 1-0

53' - McGoldrick puts an excellent ball on a plate between De Gea and his defenders but there is nobody there to get on the end of it. Remains 1-0

47' - United are misplacing passes early on and Ipswich are proving dangerous with McGoldrick coming close with his header

45' - Ipswich get the match back underway

20:46 - Quite a even half with the visitors having a few opportunities and have looked dangerous but it United that lead through Rooney's effort.

HT - Manchester United 1 - 0 Ipswich Town

35'- Game has lot a bit of tempo with Mata having a half-chance but comes to nothing. Remains 1-0

25' - Blind puts another ball over this time to Herrera but his shot is straight at the keeper. Remains 1-0

23'- The skipper borught down the ball from Blind who managed to hold off the defender before smashing the ball under the goalkeeper

23'- GOAL Manchester United 1 - 0 Ipswich

16' - United are under quite a bit of pressure at the minute from the Championship club but are holding up. Remains 0-0

6'- Pereira has the first shot on goal but it is saved comfortably by Bialkowski

2' - Mata floats a free-kick into the far post but his compatriot Herrera couldtn quite keep it in

1' - We are underway at Old Trafford !

19:40 - Manchester United are out for the warm-up little under 20 minutes until kick-off

This isnt the first time that Louis Van Gaal and Mick McCarthy have met, the last time was way back in 2001 when the Republic of Ireland defeated Holland

Ipswich Town starting XI: Bialkowski, Parr, Oar, Malarczyk, Yorwerth, Coke, Bru, Tabb, Emmanuel, Murphy, McGoldrick

Manchester United starting XI: De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Blind, Young, Schweinsteiger, Herrera, Mata, Fellaini, Pereira, Rooney

19:01 - Team news to follow.

19:00 - Louis Van Gaal will look to his side to begin the journey to his first possible piece of silverware with this Capital One Cup third round tie.

19:00 - Hello everyone I am Danial Kennedy and welcome to VAVEL's live commentary of Manchester United - Ipswich Town.

This fixture was a main staple throughout the 1970's and 80's but they have not met for a whopping 13 years, United currently have the one up over their opponents tonight - with 28 victories to Ipswich's 19.

The visitors' last victory against United actually came in this competition back in 1997 with goals from Alex Mathie and Mauricio Taricco giving them a 2-0 victory at Portman Road.

Ipswich: Goalkeeper Dean Gerken is expected to shake off a knock to play between the sticks at the Theatre of Dreams along with Ryan Fraser and Kevin Bru who have both had stints on the sidelines through respective injuries.

Manchester United: Andreas Pereira, Jesse Lingard and James Wilson may feature for van Gaal's side tonight - despite the latter shining in the under-21 side as they beat Everton 3-1 on Monday evening. It has also been confirmed that Marcos Rojo and Paddy McNair will not be available for selection. Sergio Romero is expected to start in-between the sticks, as David de Gea has asserted himself as the first-team 'keeper once again, following the controversy surrounding his proposed move to La Liga giants Real Madrid. Meanwhile, Marouane Fellaini and Ashley Young are both expected to start. 

The confirmed team line-ups will be announced shortly, but before then.. time for some team news! 

However, the 56-year-old has said he is "looking forward" to the trip up to the north West. Despite his previous results, he still believes that it is a "special place", against one of the biggest clubs in the world - an "amazing" stadium to compete in. 

McCarthy himself, admitted that the trip to the Theatre of Dreams will be a daunting one. His personal record against the European powerhouses is far from impressive, with only one win out of the eight previous meetings in the entirety of his managerial career thus far. 

Since then though, their form has been steady. A narrow 1-0 victory over Leeds United, followed by a closely-fought 1-1 draw with Birmingham City at the weekend, means that Mick McCarthy's men head to Manchester with quiet optimism about their chances of progression into the next round of the tournament. 

However, this time last week, they were in the knowledge that they'd conceded eight goals in their last two matches - with 3-2 and 5-1 losses at the hands of Brighton and Reading respectively.

Meanwhile, moving swiftly onto United's opponents tonight - Ipswich. Their start to the Championship season has been a strong one, they currently sit in fifth place with three points between themselves and Middlesbrough, who are in second. 

AS IT STANDS: In the league table itself, United are only two points behind their local rivals, and league leaders, Manchester City. Having lost 2-0 at home against West Ham on Saturday, they've already lost ground on an impressive start to the 2015/16 campaign thus far. 

van Gaal has only taken charge of one League Cup match since he took over the reins at Old Trafford, and it was a forgettable evening for them a year ago. Their embarrassing 4-0 defeat at the hands of then-League One side MK Dons knocked them out prematurely from a tournament they should have progressed deep into - but thankfully since then, the Dutchman's side has improved significantly since then.

It was the hosts who took the lead through Graziano Pellé, and despite United being under the kosh for the majority of the first-half, a brace from Anthony Martial as well as a well-worked team goal finished off by Juan Mata gave the visitors all three points at St. Mary's Stadium - cancelling out Pellé's late second.

United continued their good form on Sunday afternoon with a narrow, but commanding 3-2 victory over Southampton.

United manager Louis van Gaal will be praying for a simple passage into the next round of the competition, as he faces a hectic eleven days. The Red Devils have a crucial UEFA Champions League fixture against Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg next week, which is sandwiched by league games against Sunderland and Arsenal respectively.

Manchester United will be looking to start their domestic cup journey in style when they take Sky Bet Championship side Ipswich Town at Old Trafford tonight - the Tractor Boys have nothing to lose though, and will be hoping for a surprise victory away from home..

Good evening everyone! My name is Danial Kennedy, and I'll be taking you through the night's action as the second night of Capital One Cup third round fixtures gets underway! 

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