Manchester U 3 Wrexham 0
Manchester United 3 Wrexham 0, Old Trafford, UEFA European Cup Winners´ Cup Second Round First Leg, October 23, 1990. Manchester United comfortably defeated Wrexham 3-0 at home through a goal each from Brian McClair, Steve Bruce, and Gary Pallister.
Fourth Division side Wrexham never really stood a chance against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Scottish international striker Brian McClair put the First Division club in front with a close range header in the 42nd minute of the match before Steve Bruce registered a second goal for the home team from the penalty spot two minutes later after Mark Hughes had been brought down inside the eighteen-yard box. And fourteen minutes into the second half of the tie, Gary Pallister added a third as the central defender hammered a powerful shot from just inside the area past Wrexham goalkeeper Mark Morris and into the net. Manchester United Team: Les Sealey, Lee Martin, Steve Bruce, Gary Pallister, Clayton Blackmore, Neil Webb, Lee Sharpe, Paul Ince, Brian McClair, Mark Hughes, Danny Wallace. Substitutes: Russell Beardsmore, Mark Robins. Wrexham Team: Mark Morris, Mike Williams, Alan Kennedy, Nigel Beaumont, Wayne Phillips, Sean Reck, John Bowden, Gareth Owen, Graham Cooper, Brian Flynn, Chris Armstrong. Substitute: Geoff Hunter.