Match detailsEdit

Sat 25 Aug 2012
Man Utd Manchester United (3) 3-2 (1) Fulham Fulham Old Trafford, Manchester, Greater Manchester
Attendance: 75,352
Referee: Flag of England Kevin Friend
van Persie Soccerball 10'
Kagawa Soccerball 35'
Rafael Soccerball 41'
Report Duff Soccerball 3'
Vidić Soccerball 64' (og)
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Man Utd home (2012-13)


Flag of England MANCHESTER UNITED (4-2-3-1):
GK 1 Flag of Spain David de Gea
DR 2 Flag of Brazil Rafael
DC 16Flag of England Michael Carrick
DC 15 Flag of Serbia Nemanja Vidić Captain Symbol
DL 3 Flag of France Patrice Evra
DM 23Flag of England Tom Cleverley
DM 8 Flag of Brazil Anderson Sub off 81'
AMR 30 Flag of Ecuador Antonio Valencia
AMC 26Flag of Japan Shinji Kagawa Sub off 68'
AML 18Flag of England Ashley Young Sub off 68'
ST 20Flag of the Netherlands Robin van Persie
GK 13Flag of Denmark Anders Lindegaard
DF 6Flag of Northern Ireland Jonny Evans
MF 11 Flag of Wales Ryan Giggs Sub on 81'
MF 22 Flag of England Paul Scholes
FW 10 Flag of England Wayne Rooney Sub on 68'
FW 14 Flag of Mexico Javier Hernández
FW 19 Flag of England Danny Welbeck Sub on 68'
Flag of Scotland Sir Alex Ferguson
Fulham 2012-13


Flag of England FULHAM (4-4-1-1):
GK 1 Flag of Australia Mark Schwarzer
DR 27Flag of Germany Sascha Riether
DC 18 Flag of Northern Ireland Aaron Hughes
DC 5Flag of Norway Brede Hangeland Captain Symbol Yellow card 35'
DL 17 Flag of England Matthew Briggs
MR 16 Flag of Ireland Damien Duff
MC 19 Flag of Mali Mahamadou Diarra Sub off 81'
MC 30 Flag of Belgium Mousa Dembélé
ML 31Flag of Sweden Alex Kačaniklić Sub off 62'
SS 11Flag of Costa Rica Bryan Ruiz
ST 10 Flag of Croatia Mladen Petrić Sub off 72'
GK 13 Flag of England David Stockdale
DF 2Flag of Ireland Stephen Kelly
DF 6 Flag of Northern Ireland Chris Baird Sub on 81'
DF 32Flag of Algeria Rafik Halliche
MF 7 Flag of England Steve Sidwell Sub on 62'
MF 8 Flag of Switzerland Pajtim Kasami
FW 20 Flag of Colombia Hugo Rodallega Sub on 72'
Flag of the Netherlands Martin Jol

Man of the Match:
Flag of Belgium Mousa Dembélé (Fulham)
Assistant referees:
Flag of England Mike Mullarkey
Flag of England John Flynn
Fourth official:
Flag of England Phil Gibbs


  • Mousa Dembélé's last appearance for Fulham
  • Matthew Briggs makes a Premier League start for the first time in exactly a year
  • Fulham score their first goal at Old Trafford since the 5-1 defeat in 2006.
  • Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa score for Man Utd on their home debuts
  • The defeat means Fulham have lost 10 consecutive matches at Old Trafford in all competitions.

Previous Meeting: Manchester United 1-0 Fulham (2011-12 Premier League) (26 Mar 2012)
Following Meeting: Manchester United 4-1 Fulham (2012-13 FA Cup 4th Round) (26 Jan 2013)


Man Utd 3-2 Fulham (Lineups)
Manchester United
Man Utd
Possession 60% 40%
Shots on target 7 6
Shots off target 9 3
Shots blocked 4 7
Corner kicks 8 8
Fouls committed 12 7
Offsides 1 0
Yellow cards 0 1
Red cards 0 0
Total passes 600 398
Passing success 93% 90%
Tackles 25 22
Tackles success 88% 86%
Total crosses 37 13
Lost balls 114 104
Recoveries 43 39


2012-13 season
HB Køge (n)Lokomotive Leipzig (a)Kaiserslautern (n)
Wycombe (a)Nice (a)MK Dons (a)Charlton (h)
Premier League:
Norwich (h)Man Utd (a)West Ham (a)West Brom (h)Wigan (a)Man City (h)Southampton (a)
Aston Villa (h)Reading (a)Everton (h)Arsenal (a)Sunderland (h)Stoke (a)Chelsea (a)Tottenham (h)
Newcastle (h)QPR (a)Liverpool (a)Southampton (h)Swansea (h)West Brom (a)Wigan (h)Man City (a)
West Ham (h)Man Utd (h)Norwich (a)Stoke (h)Sunderland (a)Tottenham (a)QPR (h)Newcastle (a)
Aston Villa (a)Chelsea (h)Arsenal (h)Everton (a)Reading (h)Liverpool (h)Swansea (a)
FA Cup:
3rd round: Blackpool (h)Replay: Blackpool (a) | 4th round: Man Utd (a)
League Cup:
2nd round: Sheff Wed (a)