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  • Date:09 Feb 2014
  • Kick-off:16:00
  • Venue:Old Trafford
  • Attendance:74,966
  • van Persie (77)
    Carrick (79)
  • Sidwell (18) Bent (90)
Goal!

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95:21 +5.21

Dan Burn manages to make a clearance.

The referee blows the whistle to end the game.

93:53 +3.53

Darren Bent heads the ball into the goal. Man Utd 2-2 Fulham.

93:51 +3.51

Kieran Richardson takes a fantastic shot. Parried by David De Gea back into danger.

93:25 +3.25

The ball is swung over by Wayne Rooney.

92:41 +2.41

Robin van Persie takes a shot and cleared the net.

91:37 +1.37

Clearance by Chris Smalling.

89:40

Kieran Richardson handles the ball and concedes a free kick.

87:36

Shot by Javier Hernandez went harmlessly over the bar.

87:32

Centre by Patrice Evra.

87:27

Corner taken short by Juan Mata.

85:21

The ball is sent over by Patrice Evra.

85:03

A cross is delivered by Adnan Januzaj.

83:18

Michael Carrick takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Maarten Stekelenburg safely holds on.

82:48

The ball is sent over by Antonio Valencia.

82:27

Wayne Rooney takes the free kick.

81:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Johnny Heitinga.

80:59

Clearance by Nemanja Vidic.

79:59

Larnell Cole joins the action as a substitute, replacing William Kvist Jorgensen.

79:12

Michael Carrick scores with their right foot. Man Utd 2-1 Fulham.

78:55

Robin van Persie gets a header at goal.

78:52

The ball is sent over by Adnan Januzaj.

77:52

Robin van Persie scores a right footed goal. Man Utd 1-1 Fulham.Assist on the goal came from Juan Mata.

77:27

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Parker.

76:30

John Arne Riise manages to make a clearance.

75:38

The ball is crossed by Wayne Rooney.

73:59

Clearance by Steve Sidwell.

73:17

The ball is crossed by Adnan Januzaj.

71:06

Wayne Rooney heads at goal.

70:14

The ball is crossed by Adnan Januzaj.

69:24

A cross is delivered by Adnan Januzaj.

68:50

Patrice Evra sends in a cross.

68:14

Javier Hernandez is brought on as a substitute for Ashley Young.

68:03

Antonio Valencia comes on in place of Rafael Da Silva.

67:17

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ashley Young.

66:12

The ball is crossed by Rafael Da Silva.

65:18

The ball is swung over by Adnan Januzaj.

64:49

Patrice Evra crosses the ball.

64:14

Scott Parker is brought on as a substitute for Ryan Tunnicliffe.

63:39

The assistant referee flags for offside against Ashley Young.

63:01

Adnan Januzaj sends in a cross.

61:55

Adnan Januzaj delivers the ball.

61:22

(Man Utd) makes a substitution, with Adnan Januzaj coming on for Darren Fletcher.

59:46

Patrice Evra makes a clearance.

58:14

Kieran Richardson makes a clearance.

58:07

Ashley Young crosses the ball.

56:42

Steve Sidwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Juan Mata.

55:04

John Arne Riise makes a clearance.

54:11

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Maarten Stekelenburg parries the effort to safety.

54:09

Maarten Stekelenburg manages to make a clearance.

53:12

Wayne Rooney delivers the ball.

52:45

Patrice Evra sends in a cross.

51:09

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Holtby by Ashley Young.

50:18

Steve Sidwell takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.

48:34

Shot by Wayne Rooney went wide left of the target.

48:33

Shot by Michael Carrick went wide right of the target.

48:21

The ball is delivered by Rafael Da Silva.

45:09

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

45:07

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

The referee gets the second half started.

45:01

Muamer Tankovic goes off and Darren Bent comes on.

The first half comes to an end.

44:58

Rafael Da Silva fouled by Kieran Richardson, the ref awards a free kick.

44:15

Patrice Evra gets a header at goal. Maarten Stekelenburg safely holds on.

44:04

Corner from the right by-line taken by Juan Mata.

43:39

A cross is delivered by Ashley Young.

41:55

Maarten Stekelenburg restarts play with the free kick.

40:53

Clearance made by Johnny Heitinga.

39:53

The ball is delivered by Juan Mata.

39:15

Corner taken by Juan Mata.

38:41

A cross is delivered by Ashley Young.

38:35

A cross is delivered by Rafael Da Silva.

38:23

Ryan Tunnicliffe manages to make a clearance.

36:44

Corner taken by Ashley Young from the left by-line.

36:21

Ryan Tunnicliffe manages to make a clearance.

35:54

The ball is delivered by Wayne Rooney.

33:44

Free kick taken by Juan Mata.

33:41

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Juan Mata by Steve Sidwell.

32:58

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

32:17

Wayne Rooney crosses the ball in from the free kick.

31:46

Steve Sidwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wayne Rooney.

30:16

Clearance by Johnny Heitinga.

30:12

Darren Fletcher sends in a cross.

28:47

Michael Carrick has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

28:26

Wayne Rooney sends in a cross.

26:56

Juan Mata delivers the ball.

26:52

Michael Carrick takes a shot. Steve Sidwell gets a block in.

26:48

Clearance made by Dan Burn.

26:38

The ball is delivered by Ashley Young.

23:19

The ball is swung over by Ashley Young.

21:47

Clearance made by Chris Smalling.

21:06

Rafael Da Silva produces a cross.

20:36

The ball is delivered by Ashley Young.

18:39

Steve Sidwell scores with their right foot. Man Utd 0-1 Fulham.Assist by Lewis Holtby.

17:19

The assistant referee signals for offside against Chris Smalling.

17:10

Short corner taken by Juan Mata.

16:53

John Arne Riise manages to make a clearance.

14:53

Clearance by Patrice Evra.

14:21

Clearance by Nemanja Vidic.

12:41

Maarten Stekelenburg takes the free kick.

12:13

Robin van Persie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dan Burn.

12:12

Dan Burn makes a clearance.

11:31

Patrice Evra has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.

9:05

Free kick taken by Johnny Heitinga.

8:46

Wayne Rooney concedes a free kick for a foul on Steve Sidwell.

7:38

Clearance by Rafael Da Silva.

6:38

Corner taken by Wayne Rooney.

4:12

Clearance made by William Kvist Jorgensen.

4:10

Corner taken by Juan Mata.

3:12

Ashley Young delivers the ball.

1:05

Free kick taken by Maarten Stekelenburg.

0:34

Robin van Persie is ruled offside.

The match gets underway.

Match Preview

Vidic back for United Departing Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic returns from suspension and is available for Sunday's home game against Fulham. Defender Jonny Evans (calf) is out, but fellow centre-back Phil Jones is available, even though he suffered concussion against Stoke last weekend. Midfielder Marouane Fellaini has been ruled out for one week due to a groin injury he suffered in training. This weekend will be the first time that Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen has come back to Old Trafford since leaving the United coaching staff in the summer. David Moyes opted to bring in a number of his own staff when he replaced Sir Alex Ferguson as manager. The former Everton boss revealed he was sad to see the Dutch coach leave United, however. "Rene helped me when I first came here," Moyes said. "I had several conversations with him. He helped me, told me about the club, how it runs and the players. "In the end I would have liked him to stay at the time but he wanted to go and that was fine. "I am looking forward to getting Rene back and seeing him." Meulensteen has struggled at Craven Cottage since replacing Martin Jol last December. Under the Dutchman, who has very limited managerial experience, Fulham have sunk to the foot of the Barclays Premier League. The pressure on Meulensteen intensified on Tuesday when the Londoners were knocked out of the FA Cup by Sky Bet League One strugglers Sheffield United. Moyes admits he feels sorry that talk has already begun about Meulensteen potentially losing his job after only two months at the helm. "There's always disappointment when you see a manager lose his job, because it's a difficult job. You have to have very good owners and chairman," said the Scot. "I've been really fortunate here that I've got great owners and a great board, I had the same at Everton and at Preston. "Unfortunately some of those other managers have not had the same privileges I've had. "But it's part of the job and you realise you have to work with the people who employ you and unfortunately some of them haven't had as good ones as I've had." Moyes has faced questions - from outside United - about his ability to bring the glory days back to Old Trafford following Ferguson's exit. The champions sit some 15 points behind leaders Arsenal in seventh place. Moyes is refusing to write off the title, but he admits the chances of retaining the championship are slim. Moyes said: "What we'll do is keep trying to win the next game. If we can do that we'll see where we go. "We need teams to slip up if we are to have any chance." New Fulham midfielder William Kvist believes the club can go to United and come away with a positive result. A trip to the reigning champions would usually be met with trepidation by the current bottom side but, with United having already lost four times at home this campaign, Denmark international Kvist knows Fulham can target coming away with something. "Teams have shown this season that it is possible to get points at Old Trafford," he said. "Of course that will give us a little bit of confidence but we will have to focus on ourselves. At the moment we can't look at anybody else, we need to have all of our concepts clear. It is not a great situation at the moment and I think everybody is aware of that." Meulensteen is hoping club-record signing Kostas Mitroglou may play some part. The Greece international has been ineligible for Fulham's last two fixtures but Meulensteen will give him every chance to prove his fitness and make his debut at Old Trafford. Fellow new recruit Johnny Heitinga is more likely to feature while Lewis Holtby will return to the side after being cup-tied for the FA Cup replay defeat to Sheffield United.

Formation:4231Manager: David Moyes

Man Utd

Formation: 4411Manager: Rene Meulensteen

Fulham

  • David De Gea
  • Rafael Da Silva
  • Chris Smalling
  • Nemanja Vidic
  • Patrice Evra
  • Darren Fletcher
  • Michael Carrick
  • Ashley Young
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Juan Mata
  • Robin van Persie
  • SUBS
  • Rio Ferdinand
  • Ryan Giggs
  • Anders Lindegaard
  • Javier Hernandez
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Shinji Kagawa
  • Adnan Januzaj

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLWLWL
  • Man Utd
  • VS
  • Fulham
  • LWLLLL

Last Meetings

  • Fulham
  • 1 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 02/11/2013
  • Fulham
  • 0 - 1
  • Man Utd
  • 02/02/2013
  • Man Utd
  • 3 - 2
  • Fulham
  • 25/08/2012
  • Man Utd
  • 1 - 0
  • Fulham
  • 26/03/2012
  • Fulham
  • 0 - 5
  • Man Utd
  • 21/12/2011
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 0
  • Fulham
  • 09/04/2011

Top Scorers

Man Utd

  • R van Persie 8
  • W Rooney 8
  • D Welbeck 8
  • A Januzaj 3
  • A Young 2
  • AL Valencia 2
  • JB Hernandez 2
  • P Evra 1
  • T Cleverley 1
  • C Smalling 1

Fulham

  • S Sidwell 5
  • P Kasami 3
  • S Parker 2
  • D Bent 2
  • K Richardson 1
  • A Dejagah 1
  • A Kacaniklic 1

Goals

Man Utd

    • Total goals 68
    • Goals per game 39
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Fulham

    • Total goals 51
    • Goals per game 22
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 12 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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