Manchester Utd 4 Wolves 0
Manchester United 4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0, Old Trafford, English Football League First Division, December 26, 1967. Defending Football League Champions Manchester United outclassed recently promoted Wolves by a 4-0 at Old Trafford on Boxing Day 1967 thanks to a first half brace from George Best and a goal each by Brian Kidd and Bobby Charlton.
Manchester United entered the match on the back of a 2-2 draw with Leicester City at Filbert Street, whereas Wolverhampton had suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Leeds United at Elland Round in their previous fixture. George Best opened the scoring for The Reds when the prolific player beat Wanderers goalkeeper Evan Williams in the tenth minute of the encounter. Brian Kidd then added a second goal for the hosts on the half-hour mark before Best completed his double three minutes ahead of the half-time break. Manchester United kept up their attacking pressure in the second half and the rampant home side had their fourth and final goal of the game through Bobby Charlton who found the back of the net in the 50th minute of the clash. Manchester United Team: Alex Stepney, Tony Dunne, Francis Burns, Bill Foulkes, David Sadler, Paddy Crerand, Bobby Charlton, Brian Kidd, John Aston, Denis Law, George Best. Substitutes: None. Wolverhampton Wanderers Team: Evan Williams, John Holsgrove, Graham Hawkins, Gerry Taylor, Bobby Thomson, David Burnside, Les Wilson, Mike Bailey, Peter Knowles, Alun Evans, Dave Wagstaffe. Substitutes: None.
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