Manchester United v Fulham, 20 August 2006

Score5-1 to Manchester United
RefereeAndre Marriner
CompetitionPremier League
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance75,115
KICK-OFF: 1.30pm

Goals:

Louis Saha 7 G
Ian Pearce own goal 15 OG
Wayne Rooney 16 G
Cristiano Ronaldo 19 G
Wayne Rooney 64 G

Goals:

Heidar Helguson 40 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender Wes Brown
Defender John O'Shea
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Defender/Left back Patrice Evra
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Forward Wayne Rooney
Forward Louis Saha

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Antti Niemi
Defender Ian Pearce
Defender/Centre Back Philippe Christanval
Defender/Midfielder Liam Rosenior
Defender/Left back Franck Queudrue
Midfielder Michael Brown
Midfielder Jimmy Bullard
Midfielder Papa Bouba Diop
Midfielder/Forward Luis Boa Morte
Forward Heidar Helguson
Forward Collins John

Substitutions:

Mikael Silvestre for Gary Neville 46
PARK Ji-Sung for Ryan Giggs 60
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for Louis Saha 61

Substitutions:

Tomasz Radzinski for Michael Brown 61
Brian McBride for Collins John 64

Cards:

Ryan Giggs 51 Y

Cards:

Michael Brown 50 Y

On the bench:

Defender Mikael Silvestre
Midfielder PARK Ji-Sung

On the bench:

Forward Brian McBride

Comments:

League position: 1st Unused substitutes: Tomasz Kuszczak and Darren Fletcher The attendance of 75,115 created a new Premiership record and also the highest for a Manchester United game at Old Trafford. The ground record still remains at 76,962 for the FA Cup semi-final between Grimsby Town and Wolverhampton Wanderers on 25 March 1939.

Comments:

League position: 20th Unused substitutes: Mark Crossley, Moritz Volz and Carlos Bocanegra The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Fulham's goal against Manchester United on 20th August has been confirmed as a Heidar Helguson goal. [re: Circular 1 - 20/09/2006] Some sources recorded the goal as an own goal by Rio Ferdinand