Man United 2 Newcastle 0

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Man­chester Uni­ted 2 New­castle Uni­ted 0, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Oct­ober 1, 2006. High-fly­ing Man­chester Uni­ted com­fort­ably be­at mid-ta­blers New­castle Uni­ted by two goals to nil at ho­me. Ole Gun­nar Sol­skjaer put the hosts in­to the lead in the forty-fir­st min­ute of the ga­me be­fore he ad­ded a sec­ond goal four min­utes in­to the sec­ond period.

Man­chester Uni­ted got them­selves in front four min­utes ahead of the in­ter­val when a low shot from Crisi­tiano Ron­aldo hit the right-hand post and Ole Gun­nar Sol­skjaer was there to score on the re­bound. Af­ter the re­start, Man­chester Uni­ted con­tin­ued where they had left in the fir­st ha­lf and had their sec­ond goal in the forty-ninth min­ute of the Sunday fix­ture as an ef­fort from Nem­naja Vid­ic de­flec­ted off Sol­ska­jer and in­to the back of the net to hand The Reds a two-nil win over The Mag­pies. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Ed­win van der Sar, Ga­ry Ne­ville, Gab­riel Hein­ze, Ne­manja Vid­ic, Rio Fer­dinand, Mi­chael Car­rick, Dar­ren Fletch­er, Paul Scho­les, Way­ne Roo­ney, Ole Gun­nar Sol­skjaer, Cris­ti­ano Ron­aldo. Sub­stitutes: Pat­rice Ev­ra, Louis Saha, John O’Shea, Wes­ley Bro­wn, To­masz Kusz­czak. New­castle Uni­ted Te­am: Ste­ve Har­per, Steph­en Carr, Craig Moore, Pe­ter Ramage, Ste­ven Tay­lor, Ja­mes Mil­ner, Nicky Butt, Emre Be­lo­zo­glu, Shola Ameo­bi, Scott Par­ker, Dami­en Duff. Sub­stitutes: Charles N’Zo­g­bia, Matty Pat­tis­on, Obafemi Mar­tins, Al­berto Luque, Tim Krul.


Manchester United Quickfacts

Man­chester Uni­ted be­at New­castle Uni­ted three-one in a Sec­ond Di­vi­sion mat­ch at Old Traf­ford on the eight­eenth of Jan­uary 1936 thro­ugh a brace from Ge­orge Mutch and a goal by Henry Rowley. 


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