Oldham Athletic’s efforts ended in glorious failure as their mini revival ground to a halt at promoting-chasing Port Vale.
Oldham Athletic completed an unwanted hat-trick in Keith Curle’s first match as head coach.
Manchester City qualified for the fourth round of the FA Cup after beating League Two Port Vale 4-1 with Taylor Harwood-Bellis scoring his first ever goal on his full home debut.
Manchester United will travel to Wolverhampton Wanderers in a repeat of last season’s FA Cup quarter final while Manchester City host Port Vale.
Oldham Athletic nudged their way five points clear of bottom spot in Sky Bet League Two following a goalless draw at Port Vale.