Saturday 24 February 2007, 12:45pm at Craven Cottage, London
Barclays Premier League
Fulham FC
Fulham
1
McBride 17'
Manchester United
Manchester United
2
Giggs 29'; Ronaldo 88'
A stunning late solo goal from Cristiano Ronaldo cruelly denies Fulham a deserved point against Manchester United on Saturday afternoon.

17' Goal

Brian McBride

24' Yellow Card

Michael Brown Card was given for a foul

41' Yellow Card

Tomasz Radzinski Card was given for a foul

54' Yellow Card

Papa Bouba Diop Card was given for a foul

71' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Clint Dempsey
Off:Papa Bouba Diop

72' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Collins John
Off:Tomasz Radzinski

79' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Heidar Helguson
Off:Brian McBride

29' Goal

Ryan Giggs

88' Goal

Cristiano Ronaldo

42' Yellow Card

Rio Ferdinand Card was given for a foul

44' Yellow Card

Paul Scholes Card was given for a foul

59' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:John O'Shea
Off:Nemanja Vidic

66' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Louis Saha
Off:Michael Carrick

67' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Mikael Silvestre
Off:Patrice Evra

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90:00: Attacking throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

90:00: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

90:00: Attacking throw-in by John O'Shea(Man Utd).

90:00: Attacking throw-in by John O'Shea(Man Utd).

90:00: Attacking throw-in by John O'Shea(Man Utd).

90:00: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

90:00: Shot by Alexei Smertin(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (35+ yards), missed right.

90:00: Attacking throw-in by John O'Shea(Man Utd).

89:26: Foul by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) on Paul Scholes(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd) from own half, resulting in open play.

89:17: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

89:09: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

88:59: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

87:25: Goal - Goal by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd) right-footed (bottom-right of goal) from left side of penalty area (12 yards).Fulham 1-2 Man Utd.

87:11: Goal kick taken short by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

87:02: Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) right-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed right.

86:19: Shot by Wayne Rooney(Man Utd) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), blocked by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

85:44: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

85:34: Cross by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd), resulting in ball out of play.

84:44: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

84:29: Shot by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), missed left.

83:58: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), clearance by Mikael Silvestre(Man Utd).

82:59: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

82:51: Cross by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd), resulting in ball out of play.

82:05: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

81:09: Shot by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) right-footed from right channel (18 yards), blocked by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

80:49: Defending throw-in by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd).

79:59: Cross by Wayne Rooney(Man Utd), save (caught) by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

Substitution made78:54: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Brian McBride replaced by Heidar Helguson (tactical). Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

78:36: Attacking throw-in by Mikael Silvestre(Man Utd).

78:07: Attacking throw-in by Mikael Silvestre(Man Utd).

77:54: Attacking throw-in by Mikael Silvestre(Man Utd).

77:02: Goal kick taken short by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

76:24: Foul by Paul Scholes(Man Utd) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Philippe Christanval(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

75:59: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

75:49: Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) left-footed from left channel (20 yards), missed left.

75:22: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

75:08: Attacking throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

74:09: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) to far post, foul by Henrik Larsson(Man Utd) on Philippe Christanval(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

73:57: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) to near post, clearance by Clinton Dempsey(Fulham).

73:32: Cross by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd), blocked by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

73:05: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

72:37: Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) to centre, header by Henrik Larsson(Man Utd) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), missed right.

72:24: Shot by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd) left-footed from right channel (20 yards), missed left.

Substitution made71:08: Substitution - Foul by Simon Davies(Fulham) on Rio Ferdinand(Man Utd). Fulham substitution: Tomasz Radzinski replaced by Collins John (tactical). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd) from own half, passed.

70:53: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

Substitution made70:04: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Papa Bouba Diop replaced by Clinton Dempsey (tactical). Defending throw-in by Mikael Silvestre(Man Utd).

69:34: Shot by Louis Saha(Man Utd) left-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

68:53: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

68:17: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

67:43: Attacking throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

66:56: Foul by Rio Ferdinand(Man Utd) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

Substitution made65:33: Substitution - Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Ryan Giggs(Man Utd). Man Utd substitution: Michael Carrick replaced by Louis Saha (tactical).Man Utd substitution: Patrice Evra replaced by Mikael Silvestre (tactical). Free kick crossed left-footed by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) from right wing, save (punched) by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

65:04: Defending throw-in by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd).

64:50: Header by Brian McBride(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

64:13: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

64:02: Shot by Wayne Rooney(Man Utd) right-footed from left channel (25 yards), over the bar.

63:22: Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) right-footed from right side of penalty area (18 yards), save (parried) by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

62:57: Attacking throw-in by John O'Shea(Man Utd).

61:03: Foul by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) on Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken right-footed by John O'Shea(Man Utd) from right wing, passed.

60:25: Foul by Wayne Rooney(Man Utd) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

Substitution made58:17: Substitution - Man Utd substitution: Nemanja Vidic replaced by John O'Shea (injury).

59:39: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Paul Scholes(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Paul Scholes(Man Utd) from left channel, passed.

59:08: Foul by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) on Michael Carrick(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Paul Scholes(Man Utd) from own half, passed.

58:51: Defending throw-in by Patrice Evra(Man Utd).

Substitution made58:17: Substitution - Man Utd substitution: Nemanja Vidic replaced by John O'Shea (tactical).

57:31: Defending throw-in by Patrice Evra(Man Utd).

56:56: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

56:13: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, clearance by Nemanja Vidic(Man Utd).

55:17: Foul by Henrik Larsson(Man Utd) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

54:44: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

54:18: Foul by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) on Patrice Evra(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd) from own half, resulting in open play.

54:04: Attacking throw-in by Brian McBride(Fulham).

53:54: Defending throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

53:08: Yellow Card - Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd). Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Wes Brown(Man Utd) from right wing, passed.

52:54: Attacking throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

52:40: Cross by Patrice Evra(Man Utd), clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

52:28: Attacking throw-in by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd).

52:23: Cross by Paul Scholes(Man Utd), clearance by Simon Davies(Fulham).

52:16: Attacking throw-in by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd).

51:38: Attacking throw-in by Patrice Evra(Man Utd).

51:13: Cross by Michael Brown(Fulham), header by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) from left side of six-yard box (6 yards), hit bar.

50:56: Shot by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd) left-footed from right channel (25 yards), save (caught) by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

50:43: Foul by Brian McBride(Fulham) on Nemanja Vidic(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Nemanja Vidic(Man Utd) from own half, passed.

50:27: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

49:42: Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) to near post, shot by Michael Carrick(Man Utd) left-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), missed left.

49:35: Cross by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd), clearance by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

49:14: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

48:59: Attacking throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

48:30: Goal kick taken short by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

48:05: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to near post, clearance by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd).

47:40: Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), save (parried) by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

47:33: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), resulting in open play.

46:32: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

46:27: Cross by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play.

46:01: Cross by Patrice Evra(Man Utd), save (caught) by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

45:47: Attacking throw-in by Patrice Evra(Man Utd).

45:00: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

45:00: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

45:00: Shot by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (35 yards), missed left.

44:27: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

44:06: Attacking throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

43:50: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

43:10: Yellow Card - Foul by Paul Scholes(Man Utd) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Paul Scholes(Man Utd) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

42:45: Correction - Attacking throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

42:45: Attacking throw-in by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd).

42:14: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) to far post, clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

41:33: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

40:13: Yellow Card - Foul by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) on Rio Ferdinand(Man Utd). Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour.Rio Ferdinand(Man Utd) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd) from own half, passed.

39:45: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

39:29: Shot by Patrice Evra(Man Utd) left-footed from left side of penalty area (6 yards), missed right.

37:38: Goal kick taken short by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

37:17: Cross by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd), clearance by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

36:19: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

36:13: Cross by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd), resulting in ball out of play.

35:17: Foul by Paul Scholes(Man Utd) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Free kick crossed right-footed by Moritz Volz(Fulham) from right channel, resulting in open play.

34:02: Foul by Paul Scholes(Man Utd) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left channel, shot by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) left-footed from left side of penalty area (6 yards), save (caught) by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

33:40: Foul by Wes Brown(Man Utd) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

33:19: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

32:50: Cross by Wes Brown(Man Utd), clearance by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

32:41: Attacking throw-in by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd).

32:34: Cross by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd), resulting in ball out of play.

32:01: Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) to centre, resulting in open play.

31:32: Shot by Wayne Rooney(Man Utd) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), save (caught) by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

31:07: Foul by Brian McBride(Fulham) on Patrice Evra(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Patrice Evra(Man Utd) from own half, passed.

30:26: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

30:09: Header by Brian McBride(Fulham) from left side of penalty area (6 yards), missed left.

29:40: Foul by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Moritz Volz(Fulham) from own half, passed.

28:46: Goal - Goal by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) left-footed (bottom-left of goal) from right side of penalty area (6 yards).Fulham 1-1 Man Utd. Assist (cross) by Wayne Rooney(Man Utd) from left side of penalty area.

28:10: Defending throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

28:05: Cross by Moritz Volz(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play.

27:19: Defending throw-in by Patrice Evra(Man Utd).

26:25: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

25:29: Foul by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) on Paul Scholes(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Paul Scholes(Man Utd) from right channel, passed.

24:49: Attacking throw-in by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham).

24:34: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

24:14: Shot by Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), missed left.

23:10: Yellow Card - Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Paul Scholes(Man Utd). Michael Brown(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Nemanja Vidic(Man Utd) from own half, passed.

22:43: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

22:11: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

21:25: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, header by Brian McBride(Fulham) from right side of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar.

20:30: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

19:37: Wayne Rooney(Man Utd) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

18:12: Defending throw-in by Rio Ferdinand(Man Utd).

18:02: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Rio Ferdinand(Man Utd) from right channel, passed.

16:44: Goal - Goal by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed (bottom-left of goal) from right side of penalty area (12 yards).Fulham 1-0 Man Utd. Assist (pass) by Simon Davies(Fulham) from right channel.

16:13: Henrik Larsson(Man Utd) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

15:05: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Cristiano Ronaldo(Man Utd). Free kick taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) from right wing (20 yards), save (caught) by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

14:10: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

14:04: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play.

13:27: Attacking throw-in by Patrice Evra(Man Utd).

13:08: Attacking throw-in by Patrice Evra(Man Utd).

12:35: Correction - Defending throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

12:35: Defending throw-in by Rio Ferdinand(Man Utd).

12:17: Attacking throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

12:03: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

11:38: Cross by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham), clearance by Rio Ferdinand(Man Utd).

11:30: Cross by Moritz Volz(Fulham), resulting in open play.

11:23: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

11:15: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

10:50: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

10:16: Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs(Man Utd) to centre, header by Nemanja Vidic(Man Utd) from left side of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar.

10:10: Cross by Patrice Evra(Man Utd), blocked by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

08:57: Correction - Shot by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (35 yards), resulting in open play.

09:33: Defending throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

08:57: Shot by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) left-footed from right channel (35 yards), resulting in open play.

08:42: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), clearance by Nemanja Vidic(Man Utd).

08:29: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

07:57: Cross by Moritz Volz(Fulham), clearance by Rio Ferdinand(Man Utd).

07:34: Foul by Nemanja Vidic(Man Utd) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Alexei Smertin(Fulham) from left channel, passed.

06:20: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

06:03: Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (25 yards), missed left.

05:26: Attacking throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

04:32: Foul by Henrik Larsson(Man Utd) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

04:07: Foul by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) on Nemanja Vidic(Man Utd). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Paul Scholes(Man Utd) from own half, passed.

03:37: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

03:28: Cross by Wes Brown(Man Utd), resulting in ball out of play.

03:02: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

02:54: Goal kick taken long by Edwin Van der Sar(Man Utd).

02:35: Shot by Alexei Smertin(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (20 yards), missed right.

01:45: Goal kick taken long by Jan Lastuvka(Fulham).

01:05: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

00:54: Defending throw-in by Wes Brown(Man Utd).

00:49: Cross by Alexei Smertin(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play.

00:28: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

00:14: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham). 

Match Information

Competition: Barclays Premier League

Date: Saturday 24 February 2007
Kick-off: 12:45pm

Venue: Craven Cottage, London
Attendance: 24,459

Referee: Peter Walton

Fulham

Line-up: Lastuvka; Volz, Christanval, Bocanegra, Rosenior; Davies, Brown, Smertin, Diop (Dempsey 71'), Radzinski (John 72'); McBride (Helguson 79')

Unused substitutes: Warner, Routledge

Manchester United

Line-up: Van der Sar; Brown, Vidic (O'Shea 59'), Ferdinand, Evra (Silvestre 67'); Ronaldo, Carrick (Saha 66'), Scholes, Giggs; Solskjaer, Rooney

Unused substitutes: Kuszczak, Park Ji-Sung

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester United 28 69
2 Chelsea 27 60
3 Liverpool 27 50
4 Arsenal 26 49
5 Bolton Wanderers 27 47
6 Reading 27 43
7 Portsmouth 27 41
8 Everton 27 39
9 Newcastle United 27 36
10 Tottenham Hotspur 27 36
11 Blackburn Rovers 27 34
12 Middlesbrough 27 32
13 Aston Villa 27 32
14 Fulham 28 32
15 Sheffield United 27 30
16 Manchester City 26 30
17 Wigan Athletic 27 26
18 West Ham United 27 20
19 Charlton Athletic 27 20
20 Watford 27 19
Fulham (4-5-1)
  • 12Jan Lastuvka
  • 2Moritz Volz
  • 5Philippe Christanval
  • 3Carlos Bocanegra
  • 7Liam Rosenior
  • 25Simon Davies
  • 8Michael Brown
  • 37Alexei Smertin
  • 14Papa Bouba Diop
  • 13Tomasz Radzinski
  • 20Brian McBride
Substitutes
  • 30Tony Warner
  • 22Wayne Routledge
  • 9Heidar Helguson
  • 15Collins John
  • 23Clint Dempsey
Manchester United (4-4-2)
  • 1Edwin Van der Sar
  • 6Wes Brown
  • 15Nemanja Vidic
  • 5Rio Ferdinand
  • 3Patrice Evra
  • 7Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 16Michael Carrick
  • 22Paul Scholes
  • 11Ryan Giggs
  • 20Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  • 10Wayne Rooney
Substitutes
  • 29Tomasz Kuszczak
  • 22John O'Shea
  • 27Mikael Silvestre
  • 13Park Ji-Sung
  • 9Louis Saha