Manchester U 2 Liverpool 1
Manchester United 2 Liverpool 1, Old Trafford, English FA Cup Fourth Round, January 24, 1999. Manchester United came from a goal down to defeat Liverpool 2-1 at home in the fourth found of the FA Cup. Dwight Yorke and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored a goal each for United late in the second half after Michael Owen had given The Anfielders an early lead.
Manchester United had defeated Football League First Division side Portsmouth 4–1 at The Theatre of Dreams in the previous round, whereas Liverpool had beaten fellow Premier League club Manchester City 1-0 in what proved to be the final FA Cup fixture at Maine Road. The United supporters had barely found their seats before Liverpool went in front when nineteen-year-old marksman Michael Owen headed a brilliantly delivered cross from Norwegian defender Vegard Heggem past Denmark international shot stopper Peter Schmeichel and into the bottom left corner of the net in the third minute of the FA Cup match. As the scoreboard clock at Old Trafford ticked down, Manchester United finally had their equaliser when Andy Cole nodded the ball on to striking partner Dwigh York who found the target from close range with a couple of minutes left of normal time. And just a few moments later, none other than second half substitute Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hit the winner for the hosts with a low shot from inside the area during stoppage time. Manchester United Team: Peter Schmeichel, Gary Neville, Henning Berg, Jaap Stam, Denis Irwin, David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Andy Cole, Roy Keane, Dwight Yorke. Substitutes: Ronny Johnsen, Paul Scholes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Liverpool Team: David James, Vegard Heggem, Stig Inge Bjornebye, Steve Harkness, Jamie Carragher, Dominic Matteo, Robbie Fowler, Patrik Berger, Michael Owen, Paul Ince, Jamie Redknapp. Substitute: Jason McAteer.
Manchester United Quickfacts
Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-0 at Goodison Park in an FA Cup Fourth Round tie on the 24th of January 1948. Jack Rowley, Charlie Mitten, and Johnny Morris scored the goals for United.