Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Manchester United 3 Fulham 0 (micro post)

Our biggest defeat so far this season. I'm sure had we fielded our strongest side we could have given them a better game but realistically another 0-0 was the best we could hope for. With a home fixture against a struggling team on Sunday and a cup replay next week I think Roy got his priorities right. Takes a brave man to field a weakened side at Old Trafford and whilst the result suggests the team wasn't up to the task better teams have fared no better.

Van der Sar claimed the British record of 14 consecutive league clean sheets. Well done Edwin, hope you remember that if Swansea let us have a crack at you in the cup!

Man Utd: Van der Sar, O'Shea (Evans 62), Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Ronaldo, Carrick (Gibson 69), Scholes, Park, Berbatov (Rooney 61), Tevez Subs Not Used: Kuszczak, Nani, Rafael Da Silva, Fletcher.
Booked: Park
Goals: Scholes 12, Berbatov 30, Rooney 63

Fulham: Schwarzer, Pantsil (Dacourt 67), Hangeland, Hughes, Kallio, Baird, Gera (Brown 86), Murphy (Milsom 80), Davies, Dempsey, Zamora Subs Not Used: Zuberbuhler, Nevland, Gray, Smalling
Booked: Pantsil

Att: 75,437

Ref: Andre Marriner (W Midlands)

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