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  • Date:28 Sep 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Old Trafford
  • Attendance:75,042
  • Rooney (56)
  • Amalfitano (53) Berahino (66)
Goal!

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93:47 +3.47

Short corner taken by Morgan Amalfitano from the left by-line.

The match has reached full-time.

91:57 +1.57

Shot by Adnan Januzaj went wide of the left-hand upright.

91:41 +1.41

Michael Carrick takes a shot. Boaz Myhill parries the ball but the danger is not over.

91:33 +1.33

Clearance by Diego Lugano.

89:50

Stephane Sessegnon goes off and Markus Rosenberg comes on.

88:21

Rio Ferdinand makes a clearance.

88:18

Corner from the right by-line taken by Morgan Amalfitano.

87:41

Victor Anichebe goes off and Diego Lugano comes on.

85:42

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luis Nani by Morgan Amalfitano.

85:23

Clearance by Jonny Evans.

85:20

Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

84:52

Marouane Fellaini is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

83:54

Clearance made by Jonas Olsson.

82:51

Phil Jones fouled by Liam Ridgewell, the ref awards a free kick.

81:16

The official flags Marouane Fellaini offside.

80:47

Morgan Amalfitano gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adnan Januzaj.

79:59

Unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Claudio Yacob results in a free kick.

79:14

Jonny Evans manages to make a clearance.

79:08

Morgan Amalfitano produces a cross.

77:51

Robin van Persie has an effort at goal. Boaz Myhill makes a block.

73:38

Liam Ridgewell restarts play with the free kick.

72:44

Stephane Sessegnon fouled by Alexander Buttner, the ref awards a free kick.

72:34

Corner taken by Robin van Persie from the right by-line.

72:12

Centre by Robin van Persie.

70:02

Free kick taken by Marouane Fellaini.

69:58

Saido Berahino gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marouane Fellaini.

68:40

Billy Jones produces a cross.

68:34

Clearance by Alexander Buttner.

67:28

A cross is delivered by Alexander Buttner.

67:03

Marouane Fellaini is brought on as a substitute for Oliveira Anderson.

66:09

Saido Berahino scores with a left foot finish. Man Utd 1-2 West Brom.The assist for the goal came from Morgan Amalfitano.

65:49

Oliveira Anderson manages to make a clearance.

65:37

Corner taken by Morgan Amalfitano.

64:24

Phil Jones is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

64:17

Unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Phil Jones results in a free kick.

64:01

Clearance made by Liam Ridgewell.

63:54

Clearance by Jonas Olsson.

61:46

Stephane Sessegnon takes a shot and goes over the bar.

59:15

Clearance by Gareth McAuley.

58:38

Clearance made by Phil Jones.

58:32

Rio Ferdinand manages to make a clearance.

57:35

Javier Hernandez goes off and Robin van Persie comes on.

56:47

Free kick scored by Wayne Rooney. Man Utd 1-1 West Brom.

56:12

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alexander Buttner by Billy Jones.

53:10

Morgan Amalfitano grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Man Utd 0-1 West Brom.Assist by Youssouf Mulumbu.

52:41

Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

49:59

Jonny Evans makes a clearance.

49:24

Shot by Oliveira Anderson went over the net.

49:23

Billy Jones makes a clearance.

47:58

Victor Anichebe concedes a free kick for a foul on Luis Nani.

47:50

The ball is swung over by Morgan Amalfitano.

The referee starts the second half.

47:41 +2.41

Clearance made by Rio Ferdinand.

47:04

Corner from the left by-line taken by Morgan Amalfitano.

46:28

Saido Berahino has an effort at goal. David De Gea parries the effort to safety.

46:19

Clearance by Morgan Amalfitano.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

46:14 +1.14

Luis Nani challenges Liam Ridgewell unfairly and gives away a free kick.

45:59

Shot by Javier Hernandez. Billy Jones gets a block in.

45:50 +0.50

Clearance by Rio Ferdinand.

45:01

(Man Utd) makes a substitution, with Adnan Januzaj coming on for Shinji Kagawa.

44:01

Alexander Buttner manages to make a clearance.

43:16

Oliveira Anderson concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephane Sessegnon.

43:06

Alexander Buttner takes a shot. Jonas Olsson gets a block in.

42:28

Shinji Kagawa manages to make a clearance.

39:32

Morgan Amalfitano crosses the ball.

37:30

Shinji Kagawa has an effort at goal. Boaz Myhill makes a block.

35:52

Header at goal by Luis Nani. Jonas Olsson gets a block in.

35:49

The ball is sent over by Alexander Buttner.

33:31

The assistant referee flags for offside against Oliveira Anderson.

32:30

Phil Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon.

31:50

Header by Wayne Rooney goes over the bar.

31:48

Luis Nani delivers the ball.

29:57

Liam Ridgewell manages to make a clearance.

28:23

Corner taken by Morgan Amalfitano.

27:37

Jonny Evans manages to make a clearance.

25:27

Clearance made by Saido Berahino.

25:26

The ball is crossed by Phil Jones.

23:44

Chance falls to Wayne Rooney who heads at goal. Boaz Myhill safely holds on.

23:41

Free kick crossed by Luis Nani.

22:29

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Ridgewell on Luis Nani.

19:29

Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

19:01

Rio Ferdinand makes a clearance.

17:53

Stephane Sessegnon challenges Alexander Buttner unfairly and gives away a free kick.

17:06

Michael Carrick concedes a free kick for a foul on Saido Berahino.

16:19

The referee blows for offside against Javier Hernandez.

15:44

A cross is delivered by Luis Nani.

15:20

Liam Ridgewell restarts play with the free kick.

14:43

Oliveira Anderson challenges Saido Berahino unfairly and gives away a free kick.

14:15

Michael Carrick manages to make a clearance.

14:07

Free kick taken by Morgan Amalfitano.

13:45

Alexander Buttner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Victor Anichebe.

13:21

Clearance by Jonny Evans.

12:21

Jonny Evans takes the free kick.

12:09

Saido Berahino joins the action as a substitute, replacing Scott Sinclair.

11:57

Unfair challenge on Alexander Buttner by Morgan Amalfitano results in a free kick.

11:09

Alexander Buttner restarts play with the free kick.

10:07

Free kick awarded for a foul by Youssouf Mulumbu on Shinji Kagawa.

8:25

Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

7:40

David De Gea restarts play with the free kick.

7:22

Michael Carrick fouled by Jonas Olsson, the ref awards a free kick.

6:46

Rio Ferdinand makes a clearance.

6:38

Free kick taken by Billy Jones.

6:19

Alexander Buttner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morgan Amalfitano.

5:14

Michael Carrick makes a clearance.

4:32

Clearance by Billy Jones.

1:54

Gareth McAuley makes a clearance.

1:51

Shot by Luis Nani. Blocked by Jonas Olsson.

0:09

Rio Ferdinand makes a clearance.

The game begins.

Match Preview

Moyes irked by unfair criticism Manchester United manager David Moyes has no problem with justified criticism - but he does feel some of the flak his team has received this season was undeserved. After a tough week, in which United have mixed the emotional high of beating Liverpool 1-0 with the shattering low of losing 4-1 to Manchester City, Moyes sends his team into combat with West Brom on Saturday, the start of a winnable sequence of fixtures that should establish them back amongst the Barclays Premier League front-runners. Though Moyes would doubtless argue there is no such thing as an easy game, he cannot be expecting the same screaming headlines and forensic analysis that accompanied that catastrophic defeat at the Etihad Stadium. That, using Moyes' own terminology, was one of those days when it is best to close the curtains and pull a blanket over your head; when all the brickbats hurled in United's direction were warranted. However, there have been occasions this season when he did not feel the condemnation was fair. "If people judge me at Manchester United on how we do I can't argue," he said. "If criticism is for the team not playing well, like we did at Manchester City, it is totally deserved. "But in some cases we have done okay this year and people have chosen to do that. They tell me that is a trait at Manchester United." 'They' in this case may well be Sir Alex Ferguson, who had a less than positive view of the people paid to pass judgement on United's performances. On some occasion though, there can be no dispute. And Sunday was one of them. "It didn't feel good after we lost to Manchester City," said Moyes. "You wouldn't expect me to feel good and I don't think anyone would want me to feel good either after the way we played. "There was a level from Manchester City that I hadn't seen. I don't think many people had. "That is no reason. On the day we had too many players who had a complete off day. Because of that it gave us no chance of winning." Moyes should be boosted by the return of Robin van Persie, who has recovered from a groin injury that has kept him out of United's last two games. In addition, England midfielder Tom Cleverley is back after suffering a knee injury in training prior to the Liverpool encounter. West Brom boss Steve Clarke is sure his counterpart David Moyes is feeling the pressure - but has played down the severity of the Red Devils' start to the season. While Clarke believes it is natural there is a certain level of strain that comes with taking on the job of United boss, he has also questioned how bad things really are right now for ex-Everton manager Moyes. "I'm sure David is feeling the pressure of being at a big club like Manchester United, even after 11 years at Everton, where he became established as a really good top-flight manager," Clarke said of his fellow 50-year-old Scot. "The step up to a club like Manchester United, which is not only a football club but an institution, is big. "I'm not so sure things haven't gone that well. They had a good win in midweek, so they have already bounced back from the City reverse. "That's what the top teams do - they know how to recover from bad defeats." Last season, Clarke's first in charge, Albion frequently impressed as they achieved their best ever Premier League finish of eighth, not least when they rounded things off with a dramatic 5-5 home draw with United in what was Ferguson's final match as Red Devils manager. Clarke has been keen to emphasise ahead of this weekend's meeting with United that the 10-goal thriller is simply a "good memory" - but also that his side, who beat Sunderland 3-0 in their last league outing, are heading to Old Trafford in a fearless mood. "I don't think there is any way we can talk about conceding five goals or scoring five goals at Old Trafford," Clarke said. "I think the 5-5 game is a good memory , it was a great occasion for everyone who was there, but we move on from that and I think Saturday will be a completely different game. "We don't go there with any fear. We go there with positivity and we go there to try to get a result, looking to put on a good performance, we go there trying to win. We need more points on the board."

Formation:4231Manager: David Moyes

Man Utd

Formation: 4231Manager: Steve Clarke

West Brom

  • David De Gea
  • Phil Jones
  • Rio Ferdinand
  • Jonny Evans
  • Alexander Buttner
  • Michael Carrick
  • Oliveira Anderson
  • Luis Nani
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Shinji Kagawa
  • Javier Hernandez
  • SUBS
  • Patrice Evra
  • Danny Welbeck
  • Robin van Persie
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Ben Amos
  • Adnan Januzaj

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WDLWL
  • Man Utd
  • VS
  • West Brom
  • LDLDW

Last Meetings

  • West Brom
  • 5 - 5
  • Man Utd
  • 19/05/2013
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 0
  • West Brom
  • 29/12/2012
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 0
  • West Brom
  • 11/03/2012
  • West Brom
  • 1 - 2
  • Man Utd
  • 14/08/2011
  • West Brom
  • 1 - 2
  • Man Utd
  • 01/01/2011
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 2
  • West Brom
  • 16/10/2010

Top Scorers

Man Utd

  • R van Persie 2
  • W Rooney 2
  • D Welbeck 2

West Brom

  • L Ridgewell 1
  • G McAuley 1
  • S Sessegnon 1
  • M Amalfitano 1

Goals

Man Utd

    • Total goals 13
    • Goals per game 7
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

West Brom

    • Total goals 10
    • Goals per game 4
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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