Manchester U 2 Charlton 0
Manchester United 2 Charlton Athletic 0, Old Trafford, English Premier League, February 10, 2007. Despite being without key players Edwin van der Sar, Michael Carrick, and Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United still comfortably defeated relegation threatened Charlton Athletic 2-0 at Old Trafford with goals coming from Ji-Sung Park and Darren Fletcher.
England U21 international Darren Ambrose almost provided The Addicks with an early lead, but his header was well saved by Manchester United netminder Tomasz Kuszczak. Intead, it was United who took the advantage when Ji-Sung Park nodded a cross by Patrice Evra past away goalkeeper Scott Carson and into the bottom corner of the net in the 24th minute, and the hosts ultimatley doubled their lead through a header from Darren Fletcher with eight minutes left of the tie. Manchester United Team: Tomasz Kuszczak, Gary Neville, Patrice Evra, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Ryan Giggs, Ji-Sung Park, Paul Scholes, Wayne Rooney, Darren Fletcher, Louis Saha. Substitutes: Kieran Richardson, Henrik Larsson, Wesley Brown, Mikael Silvestre, Tom Heaton. Charlton Athletic Team: Scott Carson, Madjid Bougherra, Souleymane Diawara, Ben Thatcher, Osei Sankofa, Amdy Faye, Matt Holland, Darren Ambrose, Alexandre Song, Marcus Bent, Dennis Rommedahl. Substitutes: Zhi Zheng, Bryan Hughes, Kevin Lisbie, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Darren Randolph.
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