Copa del Rey
Valencia felt confident going into this one at the Santiago Bernabeu after Real Madrid's performance against Osasuna. The home team picked themselves up after being kicked into the gutter all week to beat Valencia 2-0. Karim Benzema and an og were enough to settle the game. The performance and win will hold the critics back for now, or until after the weekend game. The campaign to get rid of Mourihno is still in full swing though.
Meanwhile Barcelona played Malaga again after beating them in the league, during the weekend. This time ten men Malaga rallied to overtune a two goal deficit to draw 2-all.
FA Cup Replays
Arsenal hosted the Swans at the Emirates and showed the visitors just how things are done in a 1-0 win. The gunners started on top and created numerous chances but the heroics of Vorm and the defence kept them out.Wojicech barely touched the ball during this game, with Swans barely able to get over the half way line for large periods of the game. Jack Wilshire finally broke the deadlock with a fantastic strike with minutes to go after a great set up from Olivier Giroud.
Meanwhile Man United finally dumped the Hammers out of the FA cup after a 1-0 win. Wayne Rooney returned from injury to get the only goal of the game.