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On This Day: 27th September

RedMancunian looks back through the red history books for events and memorable matches that happened on this day in Manchester United’s history.

27th September 2003

Ruud van Nistelrooy scored a hat-trick for Manchester United in a 4-1 victory away to Leicester City at the Walkers Stadium

Van Nistelrooy hat trick against Leicester City

Man Utd: Howard, Gary Neville, Ferdinand, O’Shea, Phil Neville, Fletcher, Keane (Djemba-Djemba 45), Scholes (Forlan 56), Fortune, van Nistelrooy, Giggs (Butt 61).
Subs Not Used: Ronaldo, Carroll.

Attendance: 32,044

Referee: G Poll (Hertfordshire)

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