Manchester United v Liverpool, 22 October 2006

Score2-0 to Manchester United
RefereeGraham Poll
CompetitionPremier League
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance75,828
KICK-OFF: 1.00pm

Goals:

Paul Scholes 39 G
Rio Ferdinand 66 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender Nemanja Vidic
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Defender/Left back Patrice Evra
Midfielder Michael Carrick
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Forward Wayne Rooney
Forward Louis Saha

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pepe Reina
Defender/Right back Steve Finnan
Defender John Arne Riise
Defender/Centre back Sami Hyypia
Defender/Midfielder Jamie Carragher
Midfielder Steven Gerrard
Midfielder Mark Gonzalez
Midfielder Xabi Alonso
Midfielder/Forward Dirk Kuyt
Forward Luis Garcia
Forward Mohamed Sissoko

Substitutions:

John O'Shea for Gary Neville 78
Wes Brown for Patrice Evra 90

Substitutions:

Jermaine Pennant for Mark Gonzalez 52
Peter Crouch for Xabi Alonso 70

Cards:

Nemanja Vidic 69 Y

Cards:

Mohamed Sissoko 27 Y
Steve Finnan 76 Y
Peter Crouch 77 Y

On the bench:

Defender Wes Brown
Defender John O'Shea

On the bench:

Midfielder Jermaine Pennant
Forward Peter Crouch

Comments:

League position: 1st Unused substitutes: Tomasz Kuszczak, Cristiano Ronaldo and Ole Gunnar Sosjaer The attendance of 75,828 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. Paul Scholes scored on his 500th appearance for Manchester United.

Comments:

League position: 11th Unused substitutes: Jerzy Dudek, Stephen Warnock and Gabriel Paletta