Manchester United v Birmingham City, 26 March 2006

Score3-0 to Manchester United
RefereeMike Dean
CompetitionPremier League
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance69,070
KICK-OFF: 4.00pm

Goals:

Ryan Giggs 3 G
Ryan Giggs 15 G
Wayne Rooney 83 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender Nemanja Vidic
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Defender/Midfielder Kieran Richardson
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Forward Wayne Rooney
Forward Louis Saha

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Maik Taylor
Defender/Right back Mario Melchiot
Defender Kenny Cunningham
Defender Martin Latka
Midfielder Stephen Clemence
Midfielder Jiri Jarosik
Midfielder Damien Johnson
Midfielder Stan Lazaridis
Midfielder Jermaine Pennant
Forward DJ Campbell
Forward Emile Heskey

Substitutions:

PARK Ji-Sung for Kieran Richardson 39
Ruud Van Nistelrooy for Louis Saha 73
Darren Fletcher for Ryan Giggs 77

Substitutions:

Olivier Tebily for Mario Melchiot 82
Alex Bruce for Stan Lazaridis 87
Neil Kilkenny for Emile Heskey 87

Cards:

Cards:

Martin Latka 25 Y
Jiri Jarosik 36 Y
Jermaine Pennant 45 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder PARK Ji-Sung

On the bench:

Defender Olivier Tebily
Defender/Midfielder Alex Bruce
Midfielder Neil Kilkenny

Comments:

League position: 2nd Unused substitutes: Tim Howard and Patrice Evra The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Manchester United’s first goal against Birmingham City on 26th March has been confirmed as a Ryan Giggs goal. [re: Circular 4 - 23/05/2006]

Comments:

League position: 2nd Unused substitutes: Nico Vaesen and Mikael Forsell