Video Highlights: Manchester City 0 – 1 Manchester United

Premier League, Video Highlights | 16:57 | 17/04/2010

Manchester City Manchester United Paul Scholes goalPaul Scholes’ last-gasp goal stunned Manchester City as Manchester United caused their neighbours more injury-time heartbreak at Eastlands.

After Michael Owen’s winner in the sixth-minute of stoppage time at Old Trafford in September, there were just 20 seconds of the three additional minutes left this time around as Scholes rose unchallenged to head home Patrice Evra’s left-wing cross from ten yards.

It was an amazing finish to a game that seemed destined to end goalless.

For Scholes, who signed a one-year contract extension on Friday, it was his 149th Red Devils’ goal and the perfect way to retain the outside title hopes United still cherish.

After the game, Man Utd defender, Gary Neville, said: “We passed them to death all day. I hope the result puts Chelsea in a negative frame of mind.”

His comments were echoed by manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who said: “We deserved to win, no question, but I couldn’t see a goal coming.”

Match Info
Stadium: City of Manchester Stadium, England
Attendance: 47,019
Match Date: April 17, 2010, 12:45 UK
Type: Barclays Premier League
Manchester City MUFC
1 Shay Given (G)
33 Vincent Kompany (CD-L)
28 Kolo Toure (CD-R)
3 Wayne Bridge (LB)
4 Nedum Onuoha (RB)
18 Gareth Barry (CM-L)
34 Nigel De Jong (CM-R)
39 Craig Bellamy (LM)
11 Adam Johnson (RM)
32 Carlos Tevez (CF-L)
25 Emmanuel Adebayor (CF-R)
1 Edwin van der Sar (G)
15 Nemanja Vidic (CD-L)
23 Jonathan Evans (CD-R)
3 Patrice Evra (LB)
2 Gary Neville (RB)
18 Paul Scholes (CM-L)
24 Darren Fletcher (CM-R)
28 Darron Gibson (AM)
11 Ryan Giggs (LM)
25 Antonio Valencia (RM)
10 Wayne Rooney (ST)
Substitutes
8 Shaun Wright-Phillips
24 Patrick Vieira
14 Roque Santa Cruz
7 Stephen Ireland
5 Pablo Zabaleta
37 Gunnar Nielsen
44 Dedryck Boyata
22 John O’Shea
16 Michael Carrick
9 Dimitar Berbatov
29 Tomasz Kuszczak
21 Rafael
17 Nani
26 Gabriel Obertan
Substitutions
‘65 Vieira for Johnson
‘75 Wright-Phillips for Adebayor
‘79 Ireland for De Jong
‘59 Nani for Gibson
‘74 Berbatov for Rooney
‘80 Obertan for Valencia
Goals
‘90 Paul Scholes


Statistics
9(4) Shots (on Goal) 15(3)
8 Fouls 12
7 Corner Kicks 5
2 Offsides 3
44% Time of Possession 56%
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
2 Saves 4
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