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Manchester United vs Watford – FA Cup Third Round: live score and updates

Manchester United vs Watford LIVE: Scott McTominay heads United into an early lead as Solskjaer rotates his line-up for the FA Cup clash

  • Manchester United host Watford in the FA Cup Third Round at Old Trafford at 8pm GMT 
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men hope to start charge to win his first piece of silverware as United boss
  • Red Devils reached semi-finals last season and will hope to go two better this time round
  • Championship Watford stand in their way who are playing in third match under new manager Xisco Munoz 
  • Man United XI: Henderson, Williams, Tuanzebe, Bailly, Telles, van de Beek, McTominay (c), Mata, Lingard, James, Greenwood
  • Watford XI: Bachmann, Navarro, Serralta, Troost-Ekong, Masina, Sarr, Chalobah (c), Hughes, Zinckernagel, Joao Pedro, Gray 
  • Latest FA Cup news, live action and results can be found here 


Manchester United get their FA Cup campaign under way with a Third Round tie against Championship side Watford at Old Trafford. 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men made the perfect start to their bid for FA Cup glory, as Scott McTominay headed them into the lead after five minutes. After slick start from the hosts, Watford grew into the game and tested United several times in the first half, but couldn’t find the breakthrough.

Follow Sportmail’s CIAN CHEESBROUGH for live FA Cup coverage of Man United vs Watford including score, lineups and build-up.