Sunderland v Manchester United, 15 October 2005

Score3-1 to Manchester United
RefereeSteve Bennett
CompetitionPremier League
VenueStadium of Light
Attendance39,085

Goals:

Stephen Elliott 82 G

Goals:

Wayne Rooney 40 G
Ruud Van Nistelrooy 76 G
Giuseppe Rossi 87 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kelvin Davis
Defender/Centre back Gary Breen
Defender/Centre back Steven Caldwell
Defender/Midfielder Justin Hoyte
Defender/Midfielder Nyron Nosworthy
Midfielder Liam Lawrence
Midfielder Tommy Miller
Midfielder Dean Whitehead
Midfielder/Forward Andy D Gray
Midfielder/Forward Andy Welsh
Forward Stephen Elliott

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender/Right back Phil Bardsley
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Midfielder PARK Ji-Sung
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Midfielder/Forward Alan Smith
Forward Wayne Rooney

Substitutions:

Anthony Le Tallec for Liam Lawrence 62
Jon Stead for Andy D Gray 62
Carl Robinson for Andy Welsh 86

Substitutions:

Giuseppe Rossi for Ruud Van Nistelrooy 78
Liam Miller for Cristiano Ronaldo 89
Gerard Pique for John O'Shea 89

Cards:

Dean Whitehead 20 Y
Steven Caldwell 43 Y
Jon Stead 71 Y

Cards:

Cristiano Ronaldo 35 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Carl Robinson
Forward Jon Stead

On the bench:

Defender Gerard Pique
Midfielder Liam Miller
Midfielder Giuseppe Rossi

Comments:

League position: 19th Unused substitutes: Ben Alnwick and Danny Collins

Comments:

League position: 3rd Unused substitutes: Tim Howard and Darren Fletcher The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Manchester United’s third goal against Sunderland on 15th October has been confirmed as a Giuseppe Rossi goal. [re: Circular 2 – 15/12/2005]