Manchester U 2 Charlton 0

Ji-Sung Park

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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Jack Row­ley re­gistered four goals for Man­chester Uni­ted as The Reds de­mol­ished Charl­ton Ath­let­ic by 6-2 in a Di­vi­sion One en­counter at Man­chester City´s Maine Road on the 30th of Au­gust 1947.


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