Thursday, September 25, 2008

United 3 - 1 M'Boro

Late goals from Nani and Giggs put United into The Carling Cup fourth round.

United dominated and Cristiano Ronaldo, who back to action from injury, headed United to win this match.

Ryan Giggs finished coolly and Nani made sure of the win in injury-time. 

United playing in front of 53,000 crowd and started with a strong lineup, which included to Vidic, Brown, Giggs and Ronaldo. Along the youngster such as 18-year-old goalkeeper Ben Amos and 19-year-old striker Danny Welbeck. 


The portuguese put United ahead after 25 minute with a header from a Giggs corner which bore close resemblance to his goal in the UCL Final against Chelsea FC in May.

And Nani put a gloss on the scoreline when rounded stranded Jones to slot into an empty net.

United Line-up:

Amos, R. Da Silva, Vidic, Brown, O'Shea, Nani, Possebon (Gibson 72), Anderson, Giggs (Manucho 84), Welbeck, Ronaldo (Tevez 61).
Subs not used: Zieler, Cleverley, Grey, Eckersley.

Goals: Ronaldo 25, Giggs 79, Nani 90.

Attendance: 53,729

Referee: Andre Marriner.


Source: BBC Sports.
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