Man United ousts ailing Arsenal from FA Cup

AP, Saturday 12 Mar 2011

Arsenal went out of a third competition in two weeks on Saturday when Manchester United reached the FA Cup semifinals with a 2-0 victory that vindicated manager Alex Ferguson's selection gamble.

Manchester United forward Fabio celebrates after scoring the first goal

Seven defenders started for United and left back Fabio da Silva, playing in midfield, opened the scoring before striker Wayne Rooney headed in another.

The Premier League leaders are on course for a treble, with Ferguson's side hosting Marseille in the Champions League on Tuesday.

While Arsenal only trail United by three points in the Premier League title race, Barcelona ended their European campaign and Birmingham beat them in the League Cup final.

Birmingham won't be returning to Wembley this season after losing 3-2 to Bolton in Saturday's other quarterfinal.

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