West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United, 27 January 2009

Score5-0 to Manchester United
RefereeRob Styles
CompetitionPremier League
VenueThe Hawthorns
Attendance26,105
Kick-off delayed by 30 minutes to 8.15pm due to traffic congestion.

Goals:

Goals:

Dimitar Berbatov 22 G
Carlos Tevez 44 G
Nemanja Vidic 60 G
Cristiano Ronaldo 65 G
Cristiano Ronaldo 73 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Scott Carson
Defender Ryan Donk
Defender Carl Hoefkens
Defender Paul Robinson
Defender/Centre back Pedro Pele
Midfielder Chris Brunt
Midfielder Robert Koren
Midfielder Borja Valero
Forward Jay Simpson

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Nemanja Vidic
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Midfielder Michael Carrick
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder PARK Ji-Sung
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Forward Carlos Tevez

Substitutions:

Marek Cech for Marc Antoine Fortuné 46
Roman Bednar for Jay Simpson 64
James Morrison for Gianni Zuiverloon 64

Substitutions:

Wes Brown for Rio Ferdinand 70
Richard Eckersley for Gary Neville 71
Zoran Tosic for Dimitar Berbatov 77

Cards:

Robert Koren 44 Y
Roman Bednar 71 Y
Scott Carson 74 Y
Ryan Donk 74 Y
James Morrison 90 Y

Cards:

PARK Ji-Sung 62 Y
Michael Carrick 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Dean Kiely
Defender Marek Cech
Midfielder KIM Do-Heon
Midfielder James Morrison
Midfielder Filipe Teixeira
Midfielder/Forward Graeme Dorrans
Forward Roman Bednar

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak
Defender Wes Brown
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder Darron Gibson
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Midfielder Zoran Tosic

Comments:

League position: 20th Paul Robinson was sent-off after 40 minutes for serious foul play. However, his subsequent claim for wrongful dismissal was upheld and the red card withdrawn.

Comments:

League position: 1st Manchester United established a new top-flight record of 11 consecutive clean sheets with keeper Edwin Van Sar beating Chelsea's Petr Cech's Premier League record of 1,025 minutes without conceding a goal from 12 December 2004 to 19 March 2005. The Dubious Goals Committee has ruled on the following: - Manchester United's third goal against West Bromwich Albion on 27th January has been confirmed as a Nemanja Vidic goal.