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1st October 2006
Manchester United beat Newcastle United 2-0 at Old Trafford with two goals from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer which moved United to the top of the table on goal difference
Man Utd: Van der Sar, Neville, Ferdinand, Vidic, Heinze (Evra 31), Fletcher, Carrick, Scholes, Ronaldo, Rooney, Solskjaer.
Subs Not Used: Kuszczak, Brown, Saha, O’Shea.
Goals: Solskjaer 41, 49.
Newcastle: Harper, Carr, Ramage, Moore, Taylor, Milner (N’Zogbia 45), Butt (Martins 62), Emre (Pattison 69), Parker, Duff, Ameobi.
Subs Not Used: Krul, Luque.
Booked: Parker, Carr, Taylor.
Ref: M Dean (Wirral)
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