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  • Date:26 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:20:00
  • Venue:Old Trafford
  • Bebe (55) Park (69) Hernandez (89)
  • Elokobi (59)
    Foley (75)
Goal!

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The referee brings the game to a close.

94:02 +4.02

Ravel Morrison joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ji-Sung Park. The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Ben Amos.

92:29 +2.29

Kevin Foley takes a shot from long range clearing the crossbar.

89:24

Javier Hernandez grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Man Utd 3-2 Wolverhampton.Assist on the goal came from Darron Gibson.

84:40

Kevin Doyle replaces Matthew Jarvis.

84:30

Gabriel Obertan has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.

83:50

Federico Macheda is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kevin Foley takes the free kick.

82:59

Gabriel Obertan takes a shot. Wayne Hennessey makes a save.

81:58

Marcus Bent takes a shot. Ben Amos makes a save.

79:54

Marcus Bent is brought on as a substitute for Sylvan Ebanks-Blake. Tiago Bebe leaves the field to be replaced by Javier Hernandez.

79:15

Matthew Jarvis takes a short corner.

78:29

Federico Macheda is caught offside. Wayne Hennessey takes the indirect free kick.

77:49

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

75:42

Kevin Foley finds the net with a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Man Utd 2-2 Wolverhampton.Steven Fletcher provided the assist for the goal.

74:43

Shot from just outside the box by David Jones misses to the right of the goal.

73:23

Fabio Da Silva goes off and Gary Neville comes on.

71:32

Darron Gibson takes a shot. Save by Wayne Hennessey.

69:50

Ji-Sung Park finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Man Utd 2-1 Wolverhampton.

69:26

The referee blows for offside against Steven Fletcher. Indirect free kick taken by Michael Carrick.

67:26

Steven Fletcher takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

66:43

Booking for Darron Gibson for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Darron Gibson on Michael Mancienne. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Foley.

65:00

Tiago Bebe produces a cross, Federico Macheda takes a shot from close in clearing the crossbar.

63:51

Steven Fletcher has an effort at goal from 35 yards and went wide left of the net.

62:56

Shot from just outside the penalty area by Ji-Sung Park misses to the left of the target.

62:12

Stephen Hunt takes a shot.

59:24

George Elokobi gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Man Utd 1-1 Wolverhampton.Inswinging corner taken by David Jones, David Jones provided the assist for the goal.

58:55

Stephen Hunt takes a shot. Blocked by Fabio Da Silva.

58:05

Matthew Jarvis crosses the ball.

55:25

A goal is scored by Tiago Bebe from inside the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Man Utd 1-0 Wolverhampton.The assist for the goal came from Gabriel Obertan.

55:03

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake takes a shot. Blocked by Chris Smalling.

54:23

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Darron Gibson, save made by Wayne Hennessey.

54:09

Ji-Sung Park takes a shot. Save by Wayne Hennessey.

52:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tiago Bebe by Michael Mancienne. Darron Gibson has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save made by Wayne Hennessey.

51:29

Effort on goal by Federico Macheda from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

50:15

Christophe Berra fouled by Federico Macheda, the ref awards a free kick. Christophe Berra takes the direct free kick.

49:38

Centre by Stephen Hunt.

48:27

Matthew Jarvis produces a cross, Steven Fletcher produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

46:43

Effort on goal by Michael Carrick from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

44:58

Shot from just outside the area by Tiago Bebe goes over the bar.

43:57

Foul by Stephen Hunt on Fabio Da Silva, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ben Amos.

43:15

Foul by Tiago Bebe on George Elokobi, free kick awarded. Wayne Hennessey takes the direct free kick.

41:22

Foul by Chris Smalling on Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Matthew Jarvis from left wing, save made by Ben Amos.

39:57

Tiago Bebe fouled by Matthew Jarvis, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tiago Bebe.

39:42

Matthew Jarvis takes a shot. Blocked by Chris Smalling.

39:28

The ball is swung over by Kevin Foley, Wes Brown makes a clearance.

39:13

Short corner taken by David Jones from the right by-line.

36:53

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sylvan Ebanks-Blake by Jonathan Evans. Free kick taken by David Jones.

34:21

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Fletcher by Jonathan Evans. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from David Jones.

33:09

Federico Macheda concedes a free kick for a foul on Christophe Berra. Christophe Berra takes the free kick.

31:21

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by David Jones, save by Ben Amos.

30:38

Shot by Michael Carrick from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

29:55

The referee blows for offside against Steven Fletcher. Chris Smalling takes the indirect free kick.

27:50

Unfair challenge on George Elokobi by Tiago Bebe results in a free kick. Wayne Hennessey takes the free kick.

27:05

The assistant referee signals for offside against Federico Macheda. Kevin Foley restarts play with the free kick.

26:07

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Darron Gibson.

25:55

Centre by Tiago Bebe, clearance by Christophe Berra.

22:38

Centre by Kevin Foley, clearance by Wes Brown. Corner taken by Matthew Jarvis from the left by-line to the near post, Close range headed effort by Steven Mouyokolo clears the crossbar.

22:24

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fabio Da Silva on Stephen Hunt. David Jones takes the free kick.

21:01

Unfair challenge on Tiago Bebe by Sylvan Ebanks-Blake results in a free kick. Wes Brown restarts play with the free kick.

19:37

Unfair challenge on Chris Smalling by Sylvan Ebanks-Blake results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Chris Smalling.

18:41

Federico Macheda takes a shot. Save by Wayne Hennessey.

15:46

Wes Brown challenges Steven Fletcher unfairly and gives away a free kick. A cross is delivered by Stephen Hunt, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Sylvan Ebanks-Blake goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

13:00

The referee blows for offside against Ji-Sung Park. Free kick taken by Wayne Hennessey.

12:40

The referee blows for offside against Federico Macheda. Christophe Berra restarts play with the free kick.

12:03

Unfair challenge on Sylvan Ebanks-Blake by Darron Gibson results in a free kick. David Jones restarts play with the free kick.

11:37

Gabriel Obertan takes a shot. Save made by Wayne Hennessey.

11:31

The ball is swung over by Fabio Da Silva, clearance made by Steven Mouyokolo.

10:54

Matthew Jarvis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Smalling. Ben Amos takes the direct free kick.

10:17

Unfair challenge on Sylvan Ebanks-Blake by Jonathan Evans results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Foley.

7:27

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Darron Gibson from the left by-line, save made by Wayne Hennessey.

6:35

Darron Gibson takes a short corner.

6:17

Darron Gibson takes a shot. Michael Mancienne gets a block in.

4:24

David Jones takes a corner.

The game begins.

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

The second half begins.

Match Preview

Owen back for United Michael Owen could return from injury for Manchester United's Carling Cup fourth-round tie at home to Wolves. Owen resumed training after a groin injury last week and is set to return in a much-changed side after scoring twice in the 5-2 win at Scunthorpe in the last round. Wayne Rooney will be out until next month with his ankle injury while Ryan Giggs (hamstring) and Jonny Evans (hip) are also sidelined. United's latest goalscoring hero Javier Hernandez has put his run of goals down to the prowess of his new team-mates as he prepares for the Carling Cup tie with Wolves. The 22-year-old Mexican bagged a brace at Stoke on Sunday to give United a crucial Barclays Premier League win, and could keep his place in midweek as Sir Alex Ferguson's men continue the defence of their trophy. Hernadez said: "I'm happy and I always say that the goals are all part of the team. "It is a game about the team. We play with 11 and there are also seven waiting, it doesn't matter who scores. "The most important thing is that there are no heroes - it's all about the effort of the team and my goals are down to my team-mates. "They have trust in me, and also the staff. It's an unbelievable opportunity for me to play with the biggest team in the world, Manchester United. I'm working hard because I want to stay here a long time and win lots of trophies." Wolves' Stephen Hunt is in line for his first start of the season. Hunt, signed in the summer from Hull, had yet to make an appearance due to a serious foot injury but came off the bench in the 2-0 defeat by Chelsea on Saturday. Ronald Zubar (ankle) and Jody Craddock (hip) are both out while Michael Kightly has undergone an operation on his knee. Skipper Karl Henry is still suspended. Wolves manager Mick McCarthy is desperate to break his team's four-game winless streak - and sees no reason why that should not happen at Old Trafford. He said: "At this moment in time, wouldn't it be great for us to have a cup run? Everyone knows about the games we've got. We've just been beaten by Chelsea, we've got Man United in the cup, [Manchester] City in the league, United in the league then Arsenal in the league. "So wouldn't it be great to have a victory of any sorts amongst all of those? And if it's going to be in the Carling Cup, let's have it."

Formation:442Manager: Alex Ferguson

Man Utd

Formation: 442Manager: Mick McCarthy

Wolverhampton

  • Ben Amos
  • Wes Brown
  • Chris Smalling
  • Jonathan Evans
  • Fabio Da Silva
  • Gabriel Obertan
  • Michael Carrick
  • Darron Gibson
  • Ji-Sung Park
  • Federico Macheda
  • Tiago Bebe
  • SUBS
  • Tomasz Kuszczak
  • Gary Neville
  • Javier Hernandez
  • Rafael Da Silva
  • Robbie Brady
  • Magnus Eikrem
  • Ravel Morrison

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Match Report

Hernandez leaves it late Javier Hernandez confirmed his status as Manchester United's new hero with a brilliant winner to take the Carling Cup holders into the last eight of the competition courtesy of a 3-2 win over Wolves. Hernandez came off the bench to secure victory in the last minute of normal time and keep alive United's quest to become the first side to win the trophy three times in a row. Bebe, the relatively-unknown striker signed in the summer for #7.4million from Portuguese side Vitoria de Guimaraes, crowned a promising first start with a fortunate opening goal before George Elokobi equalised. Park Ji-Sung made it 2-1 to the home side but Kevin Foley hauled Wolves level again before Hernandez's excellent finish. Sir Alex Ferguson made 11 changes and Wolves boss Mick McCarthy seven, and the first half in a quiet Old Trafford, with plenty of empty seats, was a dismal affair. United's striker Gabriel Obertan and Federico Macheda were poor, the best chance coming when Macheda sent a shot straight at Wolves goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey after Bebe's scuffed centre ended up at his feet. The second half opened with more apparent problems for United as Matt Jarvis rampaged down the right and sent over a ball to the far post that Steven Fletcher met with a cracking left-foot volley which went wide. Darron Gibson gave United encouragement with a swerving free-kick that was on target, the only problem being that it swerved straight into Hennessey's arms. Park looked certain to score when Michael Carrick feigned to shoot and instead played a delicious pass to set the Korean free but Hennessey pulled off a stunning block. It finally needed a touch of fortune - and an excellent decision by assistant referee Darren Cann - to see United take the lead. Bebe did well to muscle past Elokobi but his deflected cross went right over the Wolves keeper and dropped over the line. Foley thought he had headed the ball off the line but Cann waved his flag for a goal, and TV replays showed the World Cup final linesman had judged it perfectly. No sooner had United taken the lead then Wolves equalised. Fabio's brilliant block denied Stephen Hunt but from the corner Elokobi rose superbly and thumped a header into the goal. Macheda, of whom so much was expected, continued to disappoint when he hooked over from Bebe's astute pass - he should have scored. Despite that miss the goals kept coming, first when Park put United 2-1 up. It was his driving run that took the ball into the heart of Wolves territory and it came back to him somewhat fortuitously after Macheda lost control, and Park placed the ball neatly into the corner of the net. Once more, however, Wolves came back with a nice build-up involving Sylvan Ebanks-Blake and a flick from Fletcher to set up Foley who fired through Jonny Evans' legs past Ben Amos. It could have been worse for United when Ebanks-Blake sidestepped Chris Smalling and hammered a terrific shot with a minimum of backlift only to see it skim past the upright. With extra-time approaching Ferguson took off the tired-looking Bebe, and sent on the weekend's goalscoring hero Hernandez. The young Mexican was immediately influential, sending Obertan sprinting in on goal but his finish was once again disappointing, flashed wide with only the keeper to beat. Hernandez's class finally made the difference in the very last minute of normal time when he left two Wolves defenders in a heap and lifted the ball coolly over Hennessey.

possession


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