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Louis Saha

West Brom­wich Al­bion 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 2, The Haw­thorns, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Mar­ch 18, 2006. Man­chester Uni­ted gain­ed their fifth Pre­miership win on the trot as they be­at West Brom­wich 2-1. Louis Saha opened the scor­ing for Uni­ted in the fir­st ha­lf and hit a sec­ond af­ter the break be­fore Nat­han El­ling­ton sco­red a late con­sol­a­tion for the ho­me team. 

Sec­ond po­si­tioned Man­chester Uni­ted had beaten Ful­ham, Ports­mouth, Wi­gan Ath­let­ic, and New­castle Uni­ted in their last four Pre­miership ga­mes, where­as lowly pla­ced West Brom­wich had drawn wi­th Birm­ing­ham City, and lost to Ful­ham, Middles­brough, and Chel­sea. Louis Saha head­ed Man­chester Uni­ted in front af­ter six­teen min­utes and the front­man fou­nd the net ag­ain four min­utes pa­st the hour ma­rk when he sco­red wi­th a clipped fin­ish over To­masz Kusz­czak in the West Brom­wich goal. Al­bion re­duced the de­fi­cit as for­mer Wi­gan Ath­let­ic for­ward Nat­han El­ling­ton con­ver­ted a flag-kick in the 78th min­ute, but Man­chester Uni­ted held on to bag all three points. West Brom­wich Al­bion Te­am: To­masz Kusz­czak, Paul Robin­son, Mar­tin Al­brecht­sen, Ste­ve Wat­son, Curtis Dav­ies, Jon­athan Green­ing, Jan Kozak, Ron­nie Wall­work, Ju­ni­chi In­amoto, Dio­mansy Kamara, Kev­in Camp­bell. Sub­stitutes: Dar­ren Car­ter, Nat­han El­ling­ton, Nwank­wo Kanu, Neil Clem­ent, Chris Kirk­land. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Ed­win van der Sar, Ga­ry Ne­ville, Rio Fer­dinand, Mi­kael Sil­vestre, Ne­manja Vid­ic, John O’Shea, Ry­an Gig­gs, Kier­an Richard­son, Cris­ti­ano Ron­aldo, Way­ne Roo­ney, Louis Saha. Sub­stitutes: Dar­ren Fletch­er, Pat­rice Ev­ra, Ruud van Nistel­rooy, Gi­useppe Ros­si, Timothy Howard.


Louis Saha Quickfacts

Louis Saha made a total of 30 out­ings for Man­chester Uni­ted in the 2005-06 season.


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