Manchester United v Deportivo La Coruña, 17 October 2001

Score3-2 to Deportivo La Coruña
RefereeHerbert Fandel
CompetitionUEFA Champions League Group G
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance65,585

3 Deportivo La Coruña

Goals:

Ruud Van Nistelrooy 7 G
Ruud Van Nistelrooy 40 G

Goals:

Gonzalez Soriano Sergio 37 G
Diego Tristan 39 G
Diego Tristan 60 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Fabien Barthez
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender Laurent Blanc
Defender/Centre back Ronny Johnsen
Defender/Full back Denis Irwin
Midfielder David Beckham
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Paul Scholes

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Molina
Defender Enrique Romero
Defender/Centre back Gama Da Silvo Donato
Defender/Centre back Nourredine Naybet
Midfielder Aldo Pedro Duscher
Midfielder Juan Carlos Valeron
Forward Diego Tristan

Substitutions:

Wes Brown for Ronny Johnsen 7
Andrew Cole for Paul Scholes 63
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for Denis Irwin 85

Substitutions:

Nuno for Molina 46
Joan Capdevila for Enrique Romero 79
Walter Pandiani for Diego Tristan 82

Cards:

Juan Sebastian Veron 92 Y

Cards:

Sanchez del Amo Victor 26 Y
Gama Da Silvo Donato 62 Y
Enrique Romero 77 Y

On the bench:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Nuno
Defender Joan Capdevila
Forward Walter Pandiani

Comments:

Deportivo were superb in an exciting tie at Old Trafford. Their play was far superior to United's and they outplayed the home team (which is a rarity in itself).