Manchester United v Arsenal, 20 August 1971

Score3-1 to Manchester United
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueAnfield
Attendance27,649
Played at Liverpool FC. Owing to crowd trouble at Old Trafford the previous season, the FA ordered Manchester United to play their first two home games in the 1971-72 season at neutral venues.

Goals:

Bobby Charlton G
Brian Kidd G
Alan Gowling G

Goals:

Frank McLintock G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alex Stepney
Defender Steve James
Defender/Forward David Sadler
Defender/Midfielder Tommy O'Neil
Defender/Left back Tony Dunne
Midfielder Willie Morgan
Midfielder/Forward George Best
Midfielder/Forward Bobby Charlton
Midfielder/Forward Alan Gowling
Forward Brian Kidd
Forward Denis Law

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bob Wilson
Defender/Right back Pat Rice
Defender/Midfielder Frank McLintock
Defender/Midfielder Peter Simpson
Defender/Midfielder Peter Storey
Defender/Left back Bob McNab
Midfielder George Armstrong
Midfielder Eddie Kelly
Midfielder Ray Kennedy
Forward John Radford
Forward/Midfielder George Graham

Substitutions:

John Aston for George Best

Substitutions:

On the bench:

Midfielder John Aston

On the bench: