Manchester United v Southampton, 31 January 2004

Score3-2 to Manchester United
RefereeGraham Barber
CompetitionPremier League
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance67,758
KICK-OFF: 12.30pm

Goals:

Louis Saha 18 G
Paul Scholes 37 G
Ruud Van Nistelrooy 61 G

Goals:

Kevin Phillips 38 G
Kevin Phillips 53 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Tim Howard
Defender Wes Brown
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender/Midfielder Phil Neville
Midfielder Quinton Fortune
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Forward Louis Saha

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Antti Niemi
Defender/Right back Jason Dodd
Defender/Centre back Fitz Hall
Defender/Midfielder Rory Delap
Defender/Left back Graeme Le Saux
Midfielder Fabrice Fernandes
Midfielder Anders Svensson
Midfielder Paul Telfer
Forward Brett Ormerod
Forward Kevin Phillips

Substitutions:

Darren Fletcher for Louis Saha 70
Nicky Butt for Cristiano Ronaldo 90

Substitutions:

James Beattie for Brett Ormerod 67
Marian Pahars for Fabrice Fernandes 67
Darren Kenton for Graeme Le Saux 80

Cards:

Cards:

Danny Higginbotham 47 Y
Brett Ormerod 65 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Nicky Butt
Midfielder Darren Fletcher

On the bench:

Defender/Midfielder Darren Kenton
Forward James Beattie
Forward Marian Pahars

Comments:

League position: 1st Unused substitutes: Roy Carroll, Kleberson and Diego Forlan The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: Manchester United’s first goal against Southampton on 31st January 2004 has been confirmed as a Louis Saha goal. Manchester United’s third goal against Southampton on 31st January 2004 has been confirmed as a Ruud Van Nistelrooy goal. [re: Circular 6 –16/2/04]

Comments:

League position: 10th Unused substitutes: Paul Smith and Yorann Folly