Manchester United v Benfica, 06 December 2006

Score3-1 to Manchester United
RefereeHerbert Fandel
CompetitionUEFA Champions League Group F
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance74,955
KICK-OFF: 7.45pm GMT

1 Benfica

Goals:

Nemanja Vidić 45 G
Ryan Giggs 61 G
Louis Saha 75 G

Goals:

Nélson 27 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender Patrice Evra
Defender Rio Ferdinand
Defender Gary Neville
Defender Nemanja Vidić
Midfielder Michael Carrick
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Forward Wayne Rooney
Forward Louis Saha

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Quim
Defender Leo Bastos
Defender Nélson
Defender/Centre back Luisão
Defender/Centre back Ricardo Rocha
Midfielder Lopes Nuno Assis
Midfielder Petit
Midfielder Simão
Forward Nuno Gomes

Substitutions:

Gabriel Heinze for Patrice Evra 67
Darren Fletcher for Ryan Giggs 73
Ole Gunnar Solskjær for Paul Scholes 78

Substitutions:

Paulo Jorge for Fabrizio Miccoli 63
Giorgios Karagounis for Lopes Nuno Assis 73

Cards:

Wayne Rooney 42 Y
Darren Fletcher 78 Y

Cards:

Ricardo Rocha 34 Y

On the bench:

Defender/Left back Gabriel Heinze
Midfielder Darren Fletcher

On the bench:

Midfielder Paulo Jorge
Midfielder Giorgios Karagounis

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Tomasz Kuszczak, Wes Brown, John O'Shea and Mikael Silvestre

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Marcelo Moretto, Cleber Beraldo Anderson, Pedro Mantorras, Jose Miguelito and Gilberto Beto