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Ryan Giggs

Middles­brough 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 2, River­side Sta­dium, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, May 2, 2009. Pre­mier Lea­gue lead­ers Man­chester Uni­ted com­fort­ably de­feated re­leg­a­tion threat­ened Middles­brough 2-0 at River­side. Ry­an Gig­gs han­ded Uni­ted the lead in the 25th min­ute be­fore Ji-Sung Park ad­ded sec­ond goal for the vis­it­ing si­de six min­utes af­ter the break.

Ry­an Gig­gs opened the scor­ing ac­count for Man­chester Uni­ted when the Pro­fes­sion­al Foot­ballers’ As­so­ci­ation Play­er of the Year ma­naged to place a low ef­fort pa­st Middles­brough and Aus­tralia goal­keeper Brad Jones and in­to the bot­tom left-hand cor­ner of the net on 25 min­utes. And wi­th the sec­ond pe­riod of the tie pro­ceed­ing in ex­actly the same fash­ion as the fir­st, Man­chester Uni­ted ul­ti­mately stret­ched their ad­vant­age as So­uth Korean in­ter­na­tion­al Ji-Sung Park ham­mered ho­me a low drive in the 51st min­ute of the con­test to se­cure a 2-0 away vic­tory ag­ainst the Teessiders. Middles­brough Te­am: Brad Jones, Justin Hoyte, Ro­bert Huth, Mat­thew Bates, To­ny McMa­hon, Da­vid Wheat­er, Ga­ry O’Neil, Stew­art Down­ing, Mar­lon King, Jeremie Ali­adiere, Tun­cay Sanli. Sub­stitutes: Didi­er Digard, Mar­vin Emnes, Afonso Alves. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Ben Fo­ster, Pat­rice Ev­ra, Ne­manja Vid­ic, John O’Shea, Jon­athan Evans, Ry­an Gig­gs, Ji-Sung Park, Paul Scho­les, Way­ne Roo­ney, Di­m­it­ar Ber­batov, Fe­d­erico Ma­cheda. Sub­stitutes: Ra­fael da Silva, Lu­is Nani, Car­los Tevez.


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Man­chester Uni­ted over­came Middles­brough by 3-0 away on the 5th of May 1996.


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