• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 25 August 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Old Trafford
Manchester United

Manchester United

van Persie 9"

Kagawa 34"

Da Silva 40"

3 - 2
Fulham

Fulham

Duff 2"

Vidic 63" (OG)

Manchester United vs Fulham


Team Lineups

Manchester United

1 De Gea
2 Da Silva40"
16 Carrick
15 Vidic63"
3 Evra
23 Cleverley
8 Anderson
7 Valencia
26 Kagawa34"
18 Young
20 van Persie9"
Substitutes
13 Lindegaard
6 Evans
10 Rooney
11 Giggs
14 Hernandez
19 Welbeck
22 Scholes

Fulham

1 Schwarzer
27 Riether
18 Hughes
5 Hangeland
17 Briggs
16 Duff2"
19 Diarra
30 Dembele
31 Kacaniklic
11 Ruiz
10 Petric
Substitutes
13 Stockdale
2 Kelly
6 Baird
7 Sidwell
8 Kasami
20 Rodallega
32 Halliche

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Manchester United

W W W W W L L L

Fulham

L L W W L D L D
Head to Head
Man Utd
1-0
Fulham 26-Mar-2012
Fulham
0-5
Man Utd 21-Dec-2011
Man Utd
2-0
Fulham 09-Apr-2011
Fulham
2-2
Man Utd 22-Aug-2010
Man Utd
3-0
Fulham 14-Mar-2010
Fulham
3-0
Man Utd 19-Dec-2009


Live Text Commentary
97:34 +7.34
 

Shot from just outside the area by Ryan Giggs goes over the bar.

96:56 +6.56
 

Bryan Ruiz takes a shot. Save made by David De Gea.

91:34 +1.34
 

Antonio Valencia challenges Matthew Briggs unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Hugo Rodallega.

90:55 +0.55
 

Corner taken by Bryan Ruiz played to the near post, Rafael Da Silva makes a clearance.

90:24 +0.24
 

Shot from just outside the box by Wayne Rooney misses to the right of the goal.

89:36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Carrick by Hugo Rodallega. David De Gea restarts play with the free kick.

89:06
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rafael Da Silva on Damien Duff. Matthew Briggs takes the indirect free kick.

87:53
 

Unfair challenge on Damien Duff by Rafael Da Silva results in a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Steve Sidwell.

86:13
 

Tom Cleverley has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

85:06
 

Ryan Giggs decides to take a short corner.

84:17
 

The ball is swung over by Tom Cleverley, clearance by Sascha Riether.

82:28
 

Corner taken left-footed by Bryan Ruiz.

81:45
 

Bryan Ruiz takes a shot. Patrice Evra gets a block in. Hugo Rodallega takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Carrick.

80:06
Substitution
 

Ryan Giggs is brought on as a substitute for Oliveira Anderson. Mahamadou Diarra goes off and Chris Baird comes on.

77:24
 

Rafael Da Silva takes a shot. Save made by Mark Schwarzer. Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie, save by Mark Schwarzer.

76:28
 

Wayne Rooney fouled by Mahamadou Diarra, the ref awards a free kick. Wayne Rooney has an effort direct from the free kick.

74:01
 

Unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Brede Hangeland results in a free kick. Robin van Persie produces a cross, Wayne Rooney has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

71:52
Substitution
 

Hugo Rodallega is brought on as a substitute for Mladen Petric.

70:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mahamadou Diarra on Oliveira Anderson. Rafael Da Silva takes the indirect free kick.

69:00
 

Moussa Dembele takes a shot. David De Gea makes a save. Short corner taken by Bryan Ruiz. Moussa Dembele takes a shot. Save by David De Gea.

67:36
Substitution
 

Danny Welbeck on for Ashley Young. Wayne Rooney comes on in place of Shinji Kagawa.

63:47
Goal
 

Matthew Briggs sends in a cross. Nemanja Vidic puts the ball into his own net from 6 yards. Man Utd 3-2 Fulham.The assist for the goal came from Matthew Briggs.

61:18
Substitution
 

Alex Kacaniklic leaves the field to be replaced by Steve Sidwell.

58:07
 

A cross is delivered by Robin van Persie, Rafael Da Silva has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.

57:17
 

Shinji Kagawa takes a shot. Blocked by Brede Hangeland. Corner taken short by Ashley Young.

55:52
 

Ashley Young takes a shot. Blocked by Aaron Hughes.

54:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mladen Petric by Michael Carrick. Indirect free kick taken by Bryan Ruiz.

54:20
 

The ball is sent over by Antonio Valencia, clearance made by Bryan Ruiz.

51:52
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Damien Duff, clearance made by Michael Carrick.

48:22 +3.22
 

The ball is crossed by Shinji Kagawa.

50:47
 

Foul by Ashley Young on Sascha Riether, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Mark Schwarzer.

46:57 +1.57
 

Moussa Dembele fouled by Tom Cleverley, the ref awards a free kick. Matthew Briggs takes the free kick.

47:12
 

Michael Carrick concedes a free kick for a foul on Mladen Petric. Mahamadou Diarra takes the free kick.

44:08
 

Close range effort by Bryan Ruiz goes over the bar.

43:18
 

Shot from 18 yards by Mladen Petric. Michael Carrick gets a block in.

42:41
 

The ball is delivered by Alex Kacaniklic, Damien Duff takes a shot. Save made by David De Gea. Mladen Petric takes a shot. Blocked by David De Gea.

40:29
Goal
 

Rafael Da Silva grabs a headed goal from close in. Man Utd 3-1 Fulham.The assist for the goal came from Ashley Young.

39:45
 

Tom Cleverley takes a shot. Blocked by Aaron Hughes. Robin van Persie decides to take a short corner.

37:37
 

Effort from inside the area by Shinji Kagawa hits the post. Ashley Young takes a shot. Save by Mark Schwarzer. The offside flag is raised against Rafael Da Silva. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Schwarzer.

34:05
Goal
 

Centre by Antonio Valencia, Mahamadou Diarra gets a block in. Booking for Brede Hangeland for unsporting behaviour. Corner taken by Robin van Persie, clearance by Mahamadou Diarra. Tom Cleverley has a drilled shot. Save made by Mark Schwarzer. Shinji Kagawa finds the net with a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Man Utd 2-1 Fulham.Assist by Tom Cleverley.

32:26
 

Unfair challenge on Moussa Dembele by Oliveira Anderson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Bryan Ruiz.

29:28
 

Effort from just outside the area by Antonio Valencia goes over the target.

28:34
 

Outswinging corner taken by Bryan Ruiz, Michael Carrick makes a clearance.

27:54
 

Short corner taken by Bryan Ruiz from the left by-line.

26:39
 

The ball is delivered by Antonio Valencia, Aaron Hughes makes a clearance.

23:46
 

Ashley Young produces a right-footed shot from close in that clears the bar.

23:11
 

Damien Duff fouled by Ashley Young, the ref awards a free kick. Sascha Riether takes the indirect free kick.

22:35
 

Shinji Kagawa takes a shot. Mark Schwarzer makes a save.

20:01
 

The ball is crossed by Patrice Evra. Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line, clearance made by Bryan Ruiz.

17:15
 

Matthew Briggs challenges Antonio Valencia unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robin van Persie from right by-line, Sascha Riether manages to make a clearance.

16:38
 

Foul by Moussa Dembele on Oliveira Anderson, free kick awarded. Patrice Evra takes the free kick.

16:12
 

Inswinging corner taken by Damien Duff from the left by-line, Robin van Persie makes a clearance.

15:12
 

Rafael Da Silva takes a shot from close in clearing the crossbar.

11:47
 

Foul by Oliveira Anderson on Moussa Dembele, free kick awarded. Aaron Hughes restarts play with the free kick. Bryan Ruiz takes a shot. Michael Carrick gets a block in. Short corner worked by Damien Duff. Alex Kacaniklic has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

9:40
Goal
 

Robin van Persie fires in a goal from inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Man Utd 1-1 Fulham.Patrice Evra provided the assist for the goal.

8:59
 

The ball is crossed by Antonio Valencia, clearance by Aaron Hughes.

8:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nemanja Vidic by Mladen Petric. Nemanja Vidic takes the free kick.

7:09
 

The ball is sent over by Patrice Evra. Inswinging corner taken by Ashley Young from the left by-line played to the near post, Aaron Hughes manages to make a clearance. Ashley Young takes a short corner.

5:55
 

The ball is delivered by Antonio Valencia.

1:34
Goal
 

Michael Carrick challenges Mladen Petric unfairly and gives away a free kick. Bryan Ruiz restarts play with the free kick. Damien Duff grabs a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Man Utd 0-1 Fulham.Assist on the goal came from Bryan Ruiz.

:45
 

Foul by Oliveira Anderson on Mahamadou Diarra, free kick awarded. Mahamadou Diarra takes the free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 35 42 83
2 Man City 35 35 70
3 Arsenal 34 33 70
4 Man Utd 35 24 65
5 Liverpool 35 11 61
6 Tottenham Hotspur 35 5 58
7 Southampton 35 20 57
8 Swansea 35 -1 53
9 West Ham 35 1 47
10 Stoke 35 -5 47

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