Aston Villa v Manchester United, 28 December 2004

Score1-0 to Manchester United
RefereeGraham Poll
CompetitionPremier League
VenueVilla Park
Attendance42,593
KICK-OFF: 8.00pm

Goals:

Goals:

Ryan Giggs 41 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen
Defender/Centre back Olof Mellberg
Defender/Midfielder Gareth Barry
Defender/Midfielder Ulises de la Cruz
Defender/Midfielder Liam Ridgewell
Defender/Midfielder Nolberto Solano
Midfielder Mathieu Berson
Midfielder Steven Davis
Midfielder Lee Hendrie
Forward Carlton Cole

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Roy Carroll
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Defender/Midfielder Phil Neville
Defender/Left back Gabriel Heinze
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Midfielder/Forward Alan Smith
Forward Wayne Rooney

Substitutions:

Luke Moore for Carlton Cole 54
Peter Whittingham for Lee Hendrie 67
Stefan Moore for Mathieu Berson 87

Substitutions:

Roy Keane for John O'Shea 60
Cristiano Ronaldo for Wayne Rooney 61

Cards:

Cards:

Rio Ferdinand 36 Y
John O'Shea 45 Y
Gabriel Heinze 75 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Peter Whittingham
Forward Luke Moore
Forward Stefan Moore

On the bench:

Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo

Comments:

League position: 11th Unused substitutes: Stefan Postma and Vaclav Drobny

Comments:

League position: 3rd Unused substitutes: Tim Howard, Liam Miller and David Bellion