Arsenal 2 v 1 Manchester United, FA Cup, 5th Round, 20th February 1988, Season 1987-1988, Venue: Highbury Head to Head records & stats by MUFC Manager .

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Saturday 20th February 1988

5th Round
Match 149 of 240 vs Arsenal


Ferguson, Alex Graham, George
Red Card
Portrait Player Name RED CARD
Portrait Player Name Kept Clean Sheets
HAN P W D L F A Diff Win%
H 115 66 29 20 210 102 +108 0.57
A 114 30 20 64 142 225 -83 0.26
N 11 3 4 4 11 15 -4 0.27
Totals 240 99 53 88 363 342 +21 0.41
Arsenal 2
Alan Smith 21', Mick Duxbury 42' (o.g.)
Manchester United 1
Brian McClair 52'
MATCH (149)
Former Man Utd player George Graham is manager of Arsenal. Brian McClair misses a penalty in this fixture by blazing over the bar. Nigel Winterburn "lets him know about it"

Turner, Chris

Anderson, Viv

Gibson, Colin

Bruce, Steve

Duxbury, Mick

Hogg, Graeme

Davenport, Peter

Strachan, Gordon

McClair, Brian 52'

Whiteside, Norman

Olsen, Jesper

Blackmore, Clayton ON for Olsen 46'

O'Brien, Liam ON for Hogg 84'
Newspaper Match Report

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