Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United, 21 December 2003

Score2-1 to Manchester United
RefereeRob Styles
CompetitionPremier League
VenueWhite Hart Lane
Attendance35,910

Goals:

Gus Poyet 63 G

Goals:

John O'Shea 15 G
Ruud Van Nistelrooy 25 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kasey Keller
Defender/Right back Stephen Carr
Defender Anthony Gardner
Defender Paul Konchesky
Defender/Centre back Dean Richards
Defender/Midfielder Ledley King
Defender/Left back Mauricio Taricco
Midfielder Darren Anderton
Midfielder Stephane Dalmat
Forward Robbie Keane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Tim Howard
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Defender/Midfielder Phil Neville
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Paul Scholes

Substitutions:

Gus Poyet for Darren Anderton 19
Rohan Ricketts for Mauricio Taricco 64
Helder Postiga for Stephane Dalmat 77

Substitutions:

Cristiano Ronaldo for Darren Fletcher 79
Nicky Butt for Roy Keane 82

Cards:

Mauricio Taricco 45 Y

Cards:

Ryan Giggs 80 Y
Paul Scholes 90 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Gus Poyet
Midfielder Rohan Ricketts

On the bench:

Midfielder Nicky Butt
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Hirschfeld, Lars; Doherty, Gary Paul Konchesky was booked after 54 minutes but the yellow card was subsequently rescinded on appeal.

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Carroll, Roy; Fortune, Quinton; Forlan, Diego The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: Manchester United’s second goal against Tottenham Hotspur on 21st December 2003 has been confirmed as a Ruud Van Nistelrooy goal. [re: Circular 4 –12/1/04]