Manchester U 3 Oldham 2
Manchester United 3 Oldham Athletic 2, Old Trafford, English Premier League, April 4, 1994. Manchester United gained all three points against Oldham Athletic at Old Trafford. United were a goal up at the break thanks to a header by Ryan Giggs, while Dion Dublin and Paul Ince both found the net in the second half to give The Reds a 3-2 win over The Latics.
Manchester United had succumbed to 2-0 defeat at the hands of Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park in their last Premiership fixture, whilst Oldham had defeated Queens Park Rangers by 4-1 at Boundary Park thanks to goals from Richards Jobson, Sean McCarthy, and Darren Beckford, plus an own goal by Alan McCarthy. Manchester United started the better and pushed themselves into the lead in the seventeenth minute of play when Ryan Giggs beat Oldham shot stopper Jon Hallworth with a well placed header from just outside the six-yard box. In the second half of the tie, Sean McCarthy equalised for Athletic with a superb shot from outside the penalty area on forty-nine minutes, only for Brian McClair replacement Dion Dublin to restore the advantage for The Reds when the striker netted from a few yards out after sixty-six minutes, and a mere minute later, Giggs ran onto a brilliant through ball from Mark Hughes before he squared for Paul Ince who found the target from close range to make it 3-1 to the Old Trafford men. Joe Royle´s Oldham had their second goal of the day three minutes afterwards thanks to a powerful Graeme Sharpe effort from inside the eighteen-yard box, but Manchester United held on to win 3-2. Manchester United Team: Peter Schmeichel, Denis Irwin, Steve Bruce, Gary Pallister, Ryan Giggs, Paul Ince, Andrei Kanchelskis, Roy Keane, Brian McClair, Lee Sharpe, Mark Hughes. Substitutes: Les Sealey, Dion Dublin, Bryan Robson. Oldham Athletic Team: Jon Hallworth, Richard Jobson, Chris Makin, Craig Fleming, Steve Redmond, Neil Pointon, Mark Brennan, Rick Holden, Sean McCarthy, Mike Milligan, Graeme Sharp. Substitutes: Paul Gerrard, Darren Beckford, Roger Palmer.