Southampton v Manchester United, 27 November 1971

Score5-2 to Manchester United
CompetitionLeague Division One
Attendance30,323
Graham Lovett made his final appearance before returning to WBA after loan period expired.

Goals:

Ron Davies G
Jimmy Gabriel G

Goals:

Brian Kidd G
Sammy McIlroy G
George Best G
George Best G
George Best G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Eric Martin
Central defender David Walker
Full back Joe Kirkup
Centre half John McGrath
Midfielder Graham Lovett
Wing half Jimmy Gabriel
Outside Left Tom Jenkins
Forward Mick Channon
Forward Ron Davies
Forward Terry Paine
Forward Bobby Stokes

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alex Stepney
Defender Steve James
Defender/Forward David Sadler
Defender/Midfielder Francis Burns
Defender/Midfielder Tommy O'Neil
Midfielder Willie Morgan
Midfielder/Forward George Best
Midfielder/Forward Bobby Charlton
Midfielder/Forward Alan Gowling
Midfielder/Forward Sammy McIlroy
Forward Brian Kidd

Substitutions:

Gerry O'Brien for Mick Channon

Substitutions:

John Aston for George Best

On the bench:

Winger Gerry O'Brien

On the bench:

Midfielder John Aston