Manchester United v Norwich City, 16 April 2022

Score3-2 to Manchester United
RefereeAndy Madley
CompetitionPremier League
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance73,381
Kick-off: 3.00pm Premier League Head to Head Played: 20 Manchester United won: 16 Drawn: 1 Norwich City won: 3 Manchester United scored: 39 Norwich City scored: 13 Manchester United had now won 13 of the last 16 meetings in the Premier League (lost three).

3 Manchester United

Manager: Ralph Rangnick

2 Norwich City

Manager: Dean Smith

Goals:

Cristiano Ronaldo 7 G
Cristiano Ronaldo 32 G
Cristiano Ronaldo 76 G

Goals:

Kieran Dowell 45 G
Teemu Pukki 52 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David De Gea
Defender Alex Telles
Defender Diogo Dalot
Defender Victor Lindelöf
Defender Harry Maguire
Midfielder Bruno Fernandes
Midfielder Paul Pogba
Midfielder/Forward Anthony Elanga
Midfielder/Forward Jesse Lingard
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Midfielder/Forward Jadon Sancho

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Tim Krul
Defender Ben Gibson
Defender Grant Hanley
Defender/Midfielder Sam Byram
Midfielder Pierre Lees-Melou
Midfielder Kenny McLean
Midfielder Mathias Normann
Midfielder/Forward Kieran Dowell
Midfielder/Forward Milot Rashica
Forward Teemu Pukki

Substitutions:

Nemanja Matić for Jesse Lingard 63
Juan Mata for Paul Pogba 74
Marcus Rashford for Alex Telles 74

Substitutions:

Billy Gilmour for Kenny McLean 73
Przemysław Placheta for Kieran Dowell 74
Jonathan Rowe for Pierre Lees-Melou 82

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Dean Henderson
Defender Eric Bailly
Defender/Midfielder Phil Jones
Defender/Midfielder Nemanja Matić
Defender/Midfielder Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Midfielder Juan Mata
Midfielder Hannibal Mejbri
Midfielder/Forward Alejandro Garnacho
Midfielder/Forward Marcus Rashford

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Angus Gunn
Defender Max Aarons
Defender/Midfielder Przemysław Placheta
Midfielder Billy Gilmour
Midfielder Lukas Rupp
Midfielder Jacob Sörensen
Midfielder/Forward Jonathan Rowe
Midfielder/Forward Christos Tzolis

Comments:

League position: 5th Manchester United had now won four of their last 13 games in all competitions. The Red Devils had now won three of their last five home games in the Premier League against the team starting the day bottom of the table (lost two). With the 50th hat-trick of his club career, Cristiano Ronaldo had now scored 20 or more goals in 16 consecutive seasons in all competitions for his clubs.

Comments:

League position: 20th Norwich City had now lost three of their last nine games in the Premier League that kicked-off at 3.00pm on a Saturday (won three). City had now lost their last 43 away games in the Premier League when trailing at half time since January 2013. Teemu Pukki became the first player to score ten or more goals in more than one season in the Premier League for the Canaries (also 11 in 2019-20).