Portsmouth v Manchester United, 25 August 2008

Score1-0 to Manchester United
RefereeChris Foy
CompetitionPremier League
VenueFratton Park
Attendance20,540
KICK-OFF: 8.00pm

Goals:

Goals:

Darren Fletcher 32 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David James
Defender Sylvain Distin
Defender Younès Kaboul
Defender/Centre back Sol Campbell
Defender/Full back Glen Johnson
Defender/Midfielder Armand Traoré
Midfielder Sean Davis
Midfielder Lassana Diarra
Midfielder Papa Bouba Diop
Forward Peter Crouch
Forward Jermain Defoe

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender Wes Brown
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Nemanja Vidic
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Defender/Left back Patrice Evra
Midfielder Anderson
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Forward Wayne Rooney
Forward Carlos Tevez

Substitutions:

Jerome Thomas for Armand Traoré 56
John Utaka for Sean Davis 66

Substitutions:

Rodrigo Possebon for Anderson 76

Cards:

Papa Bouba Diop 18 Y
Jermain Defoe 80 Y

Cards:

Wes Brown 44 Y
Darren Fletcher 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jamie Ashdown
Defender/Centre back Hermann Hreidarsson
Defender/Midfielder Bissan Lauren
Midfielder Arnold Mvuemba
Midfielder Jerome Thomas
Midfielder/Forward John Utaka
Forward Ben Sahar

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender/Right back Rafael Da Silva
Defender/Midfielder Fábio Da Silva
Midfielder Darron Gibson
Midfielder Rodrigo Possebon

Comments:

League position: 20th

Comments:

League position: 5th The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Manchester United’s goal against Portsmouth on 25th August has been confirmed as a Darren Fletcher goal. [re: Circular 1 - 5/11/2008]