Manchester United 4 Hull 3

Sir Alex Ferguson

Man­chester Uni­ted 4 Hull City 3, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Nov­ember 1, 2008. Sir Al­ex Fer­guson was charged wi­th im­prop­er con­duct in re­la­tion to his be­ha­viour to­wards ref­er­ee Mi­ke Dean fol­low­ing the 4-3 win over Hull City. As the sec­ond ha­lf pro­gressed, Fer­guson grew in­creas­ingly frus­trated as he tho­ught the ref­er­ee gave de­cisions in fa­vour of City.

Cris­ti­ano Ron­aldo put Man­chester Uni­ted in­to the lead when he be­at Hull City goal­keeper Bo­az My­hill in the third min­ute of the clash. Dan­iel Cous­in ma­naged to equal­ise for for the vis­it­ors wi­th a head­er af­ter 23 min­utes, but The Reds re­gained their ad­vant­age when Mi­chael Car­rick fou­nd the net in the 29th min­ute of the con­test. Ron­aldo bag­ged Man­chester United´s third goal fol­low­ing 44 min­utes, whi­le Ne­manja Vid­ic hit a fourth for the ho­me si­de twelve min­utes af­ter the re­sump­tion. The East York­shire club staged a late come­back in the ga­me, how­ever, when Bern­ard Mendy sco­red in the 69th min­ute be­fore Geo­vanni con­ver­ted from the pen­alty spot on 82 min­utes af­ter the for­mer had be­en fouled by Rio Fer­dinand in­side the eight­een-yard area. In the af­ter­math of the fix­ture, Sir Al­ex Fer­guson was hop­ping mad at mat­ch of­fi­cial Mi­ke Dean who he tho­ught had made de­cisions in fa­vour of The Ti­gers. Fer­guson was par­tic­u­larly angered that the pen­alty was awar­ded ag­ainst Fer­dinand for an in­noc­u­ous chal­lenge on Mendy, whi­le Mi­chael Turn­er es­caped a sec­ond yel­low card for a foul on Car­rick. Sir Al­ex Fer­guson: “It should have be­en at least a yel­low card, in which case the play­er would have be­en sent off. It made a dif­fer­ence.” Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Ed­win van der Sar, Ga­ry Ne­ville, Rio Fer­dinand, Ne­manja Vid­ic, Pat­rice Ev­ra, Cris­ti­ano Ron­aldo, Mi­chael Car­rick, An­der­son, Nani, Di­m­it­ar Ber­batov, Way­ne Roo­ney. Sub­stitutes: Ra­fael, John O’Shea, Dar­ren Fletch­er, Ry­an Gig­gs, Ji-sung Park, Car­los Tev­ez, Ben Fo­ster. Hull City Te­am: Bo­az My­hill, Paul Mc­Shane, Kamil Za­y­atte, Mi­chael Turn­er, Andy Dawson, Ge­orge Boa­teng, Geo­vanni, Bry­an Hug­hes, Dean Mar­ney, Dan­iel Cous­in, Mar­lon King. Sub­stitutes: Sam Rick­etts, Bern­ard Mendy, Rich­ard Gar­cia, Pe­ter Hal­mosi, Nick Barmby, Caleb Folan, Matt Duke.


Manchester United Quickfacts

Man­chester Uni­ted de­feated Hull City 5-0 at Bank Street thro­ugh a brace by John Barclay Pick­en and a goal each from Alf Schofield, Charles Sagar, and Jock Ped­die on the 3rd of Mat­ch 1906.


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