Portsmouth v Manchester United, 11 February 2006

Score3-1 to Manchester United
RefereeUriah Rennie
CompetitionPremier League
VenueFratton Park
Attendance20,206
KICK-OFF: 5.15pm

Goals:

Matt Taylor 87 G

Goals:

Ruud Van Nistelrooy 18 G
Cristiano Ronaldo 38 G
Cristiano Ronaldo 45 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Dean Kiely
Defender/Right back Noe Pamarot
Defender/Centre back Andy O'Brien
Defender/Centre back Linvoy Primus
Defender/Midfielder Matt Taylor
Midfielder Andres D'Alessandro
Midfielder Sean Davis
Midfielder Gary O'Neil
Midfielder Pedro Mendes
Forward Benjani

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender Wes Brown
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender Nemanja Vidic
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder PARK Ji-sung
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Forward Wayne Rooney

Substitutions:

Wayne Routledge for Andres D'Alessandro 46
Andy Griffin for Sean Davis 55

Substitutions:

Tim Howard for Edwin van der Sar 46
Alan Smith for Ryan Giggs 46
Louis Saha for Wayne Rooney 82

On the bench:

Defender Andy Griffin
Midfielder Wayne Routledge

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Tim Howard
Midfielder/Forward Alan Smith
Forward Louis Saha

Comments:

League position: 19th Unused substitutes: Jamie Ashdown, Azar Karadas and Richard Hughes

Comments:

League position: 2nd Unused substitutes: Patrice Evra and Kieran Richardson The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Manchester United’s third goal against Portsmouth on 11th February has been confirmed as a Cristiano Ronaldo goal. [re: Circular 3 – 06/04/2006]