Chelsea v Manchester United, 18 August 1971

Score3-2 to Manchester United
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueStamford Bridge
Attendance54,763
Derek Smethurst made his final appearance before moving to Millwall in September.

Goals:

Tommy Baldwin G
Peter Osgood G

Goals:

Willie Morgan G
Bobby Charlton G
Brian Kidd G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper John Phillips
Defender John Dempsey
Defender Ron Harris
Defender/Midfielder Johnny Boyle
Full back Eddie McCreadie
Midfielder John Hollins
Midfielder Peter Houseman
Midfielder Alan Hudson
Forward Tommy Baldwin
Forward Peter Osgood
Forward Derek Smethurst

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alex Stepney
Defender Steve James
Defender/Forward David Sadler
Defender/Left back Tony Dunne
Midfielder Willie Morgan
Wing half John Fitzpatrick
Midfielder/Forward George Best
Midfielder/Forward Bobby Charlton
Midfielder/Forward Alan Gowling
Forward Brian Kidd
Forward Denis Law

Substitutions:

Charlie Cooke for Peter Houseman

Substitutions:

On the bench:

Midfielder Charlie Cooke

On the bench: