Manchester United 2 v 1 Blackburn Rovers, Premiership, Matchday 23, 19th January 2002, Season 2001-2002, Venue: Old Trafford
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Saturday 19th January 2002

Matchday 23
Old Trafford
Match 87 of 113 vs Blackburn Rovers


Ferguson, Alex Souness, Graeme
Red Card
Portrait Player Name RED CARD
Portrait Player Name Kept Clean Sheets
Blackburn Rovers
HAN P W D L F A Diff Win%
H 55 31 14 10 118 62 +56 0.56
A 57 20 15 22 91 103 -12 0.35
N 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 1.00
Totals 113 52 29 32 211 165 +46 0.46
EVERY GAME VS Blackburn Rovers
Manchester United 2
Ruud van Nistlerooy 45' (pen), Roy Keane 81'
Blackburn Rovers 1
Craig Hignett 49'
MATCH (87)
4-4-1-1. Ruud van Nistelrooy set a Premiership record by scoring in eight consecutive league games. Manchester United started with the same team that played Southampton - remarkably it was the first time in 77 Premiership games that had fielded an unchanged side. Former Red Andrew Cole features for Blackburn Rovers.

Barthez, Fabien

Neville, Phillip

Neville, Gary

Blanc, Laurent

Silvestre, Mikael

Beckham, David

Veron, Juan Sebastian

Keane, Roy 81'

Scholes, Paul

Solskjaer, Ole-Gunnar

van Nistelrooy, Ruud 45' (pen)

Irwin, Denis ON for Silvestre 46'

Giggs, Ryan ON for Solskjaer 56'

Butt, Nicky ON for Veron 84'
Newspaper Match Report

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