Manchester United v Aston Villa, 20 August 2005

Score1-0 to Manchester United
RefereePhil Dowd
CompetitionPremier League
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance67,934
KICK-OFF: 12.45pm

Goals:

Ruud Van Nistelrooy 66 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder PARK Ji-Sung
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Forward Wayne Rooney

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen
Defender Aaron Hughes
Defender JLloyd Samuel
Defender/Centre back Olof Mellberg
Defender/Midfielder Gareth Barry
Defender/Midfielder Ulises de la Cruz
Defender/Midfielder Liam Ridgewell
Midfielder Steven Davis
Midfielder Gavin McCann
Midfielder Peter Whittingham

Substitutions:

Gabriel Heinze for John O'Shea 59
Cristiano Ronaldo for PARK Ji-Sung 59
Alan Smith for Wayne Rooney 78

Substitutions:

Eric Djemba-Djemba for JLloyd Samuel 20
Luke Moore for Peter Whittingham 73
Nolberto Solano for Ulises de la Cruz 73

Cards:

Wayne Rooney 42 Y
Paul Scholes 90 Y

Cards:

Olof Mellberg 12 Y

On the bench:

Defender/Left back Gabriel Heinze
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Midfielder/Forward Alan Smith

On the bench:

Defender/Midfielder Nolberto Solano
Midfielder Eric Djemba-Djemba
Forward Luke Moore

Comments:

League position: 3rd Unused substitutes: Tim Howard and Kieran Richardson

Comments:

League position: 12th Unused substitutes: Stuart Taylor and Gary Cahill