Date: 17th February 2017 at 4:49pm
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As Manchester United get set to take on Blackburn Rovers in an FA Cup 5th round tie, we`ve delved into the record and form books to bring you a raft of fascinating facts.

? The last time the two clubs met in the FA Cup was back in the 1984 / 1985 season. On that occasion Manchester United won 2-0, in the fifth round stage, whilst also going on to win the FA Cup that season.

? The last time Blackburn Rovers beat Manchester United in the FA Cup was at the 6th round stage back in the 1927 / 1928 season, that season Blackburn Rovers went on to lift the famous trophy.

? On the last six occasions Manchester United have visited Ewood Park they`ve not lost winning 3 and drawing 3.

? Approaching this fixture, Blackburn Rovers are on a poor run of form, the last 4 fixtures have produced 1 win, 1 draw and 2 losses.

? Blackburn have won the FA Cup 5 times in their history.

? On Blackburn`s books is Wes Brown, the defender played for Manchester United in 3 FA Cup Finals, winning 1 and losing 2. The win came in 2004 and the losses in 2005 and 2007.

? United are on a good run of form, winning 4 of their last 5 games in all competitions.

? On the road, the last 9 fixtures have seen United win 6, draw 2 and lose just 1

? In the two previous rounds Manchester United have won 4-0, beating the Championship teams Reading and Wigan by that score.

? The last time Manchester United lost an FA Cup away fixture against opposition from a lower division was way back in the 1983 / 1984 season when they were beaten by a Bournemouth side managed by Harry Redknapp.