- Defender Scott Moffatt and attacker Nicky Ajose put the Reds 2-0 ahead after 22 minutes away to Wednesday.
- Martin bundled home a Zoran Tosic corner before turning provider, feeding Richard Eckersley to cross for Nicky Ajose.
- And United were soon 2-0 up after 22 minutes - right-back Scott Moffatt and attacker Nicky Ajose giving the Reds the lead.
- Both sides had chances to win the game with a third goal and United had two penalty appeals turned down following challenges on Macheda and his substitute Ajose.
- United substitute Ravel Morrison could have won it late on when Ajose's clever through-ball sent him clear of the home defence, but the Manchester-born midfielder's finish went just inches wide.