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Copyright © 2020 BBC. Away to Arsenal and the way they defended at St James's Park, another shock cannot be ruled out. and out of sight after delivering a tame ball from the right. Ferguson's men found it hard to cope with Wolves' potency down the left, with Matt Jarvis again causing problems like he did against Manchester City last week. We took a gamble with Hargreaves - Phelan. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. ", Asked why Wolves were able to beat the likes of United, Chelsea and Manchester City, yet were still bottom of the table, McCarthy fired back: "Because we were bobbins against West Ham, Wigan, Bolton and Blackpool. English. And less than six minutes after the kick-off the Ferguson put on his poker face as the 29-year-old 3. 01 Van der Sar; 03 Evra; 05 Ferdinand; 06 Brown; 15 Vidic; 22 O'Shea (Scholes 74) 04 Hargreaves (Tiago Bebe 10) (Macheda 74) 13 Park Ji-Sung; 24 Fletcher; 14 Hernandez yellow card; 26 Obertan; Substitutes. And within two minutes of coming on, the former United youth player had fired in the equaliser after Milijas's mis-hit shot arrived at his feet on the edge of the six-yard area. The match was still only 10 minutes old when a short corner on the left saw Matt Jarvis deliver a well-directed cross which Elokobi headed powerfully past Edwin van der Sar from eight yards, holding off Nemanja Vidic as he did so. Having played only one minute of senior football since September 2008, it would be fair to question Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson's decision to play him from the start. The home side looked rattled following the early change to the system. Close. When the goal came it was a surprise because United could not put together more than three passes let alone cause panic in the Wolves defence. The fan's player ratings Van der Sar 4; Rafael 5, Evans 4 (Smalling 65 5), Vidic 5, Evra 4; Fletcher 4, Carrick 4 (Scholes 56 4), Giggs 4; Nani 6, Rooney 4, Berbatov 5 (Hernández 65 4) To take part in the Fans' Verdict, email sport@observer.co.uk, George Elokobi heads home Wolves' first goal, despite the challenge of Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic. I've tried to be objective with the marks out of 10, but really they all deserve 10. You've got to win games like this. Neville on Man Utd's midfield mentality shift. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images. However, Wolves boss Mick McCarthy was still finding it hard to make in-roads and opted to make a change by bringing on Ebanks-Blake. Even so with 20 minutes to go, I couldn't see us turning it around. Sir Alex Ferguson arrived at Molineux smiling at the news that Arsenal had tossed away a four-goal lead at Newcastle and left for home enraged by the fact that his own team had thrown open the title race again, their advantage at the top of the table trimmed to four points when it could easily have been a daunting seven. We have been getting away with it in some games and we had no one to lift us when we needed it. DAN HARRISON, Observer reader Quite good, I suppose. 1 year ago. PETE BOYLE, Observer reader We saw this coming. Park scored a brilliant winner for United. It's a sickener. Sylvan Ebanks-Blake equalised for the visitors with a great turn-and-shot after Park had hit United's opener from a left-wing Darren Fletcher cross. McCarthy dispirited after 'heroic' defeat. The official Manchester United website with news, fixtures, videos, tickets, live match coverage, match highlights, player profiles, transfers, shop and more vs Wolverhampton Wanderers. Deep into stoppage time Park drifted in from the right and cut inside two challenges before firing in a low shot. Wolves were more menacing, notably when Van der Sar was happy to block O'Hara's shot with an outstretched boot and when a Milijas free-kick took a wild deflection off the defensive wall and ran past the Dutch goalkeeper's left-hand post as he moved to his right. Kevin Doyle strikes for Wolves to end Manchester United's unbeaten run Joe Lovejoy at Molineux Sat 5 Feb 2011 14.34 EST First published on Sat 5 Feb 2011 14.34 EST Manchester United United's concession from a second set piece pointed up the absence of Ferdinand, whose understudy, Evans, was replaced by Chris Smalling in the second half. Archived. It was no more than Wolves deserved when they went in front after 39 minutes, Kevin Doyle and Elokobi together bundling in an inswinging free-kick from the right delivered left-footed by Milijas. The spirit in the side is great, especially when we're playing the bigger teams, and today it all just clicked. England midfielder limped off FMS | English | Full Match | … United, by common consent, have not been playing as well as they can, but they did not expect to lose their unbeaten record in this fashion – outfought by a cheap and cheerful hotchpotch of relegation scrappers. The visitors came close to opening the scoring when Nenad Milijas's shot was deflected a foot wide of the United right-hand upright. When Ferdinand's pre-match injury forced him to surrender his place to Jonny Evans, United still appeared to hold all the aces. Saturday, 6 November 2010. Read more. Take your pick, Wolves specialise in them, having defeated Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool at Anfield before this – and still they remain bottom of the table. It will be lost on nobody in Manchester that next on the agenda is the derby, when City, who nurture lofty ambitions of their own, visit Old Trafford next Saturday. Both players claimed the goal at first, but Doyle said: "I know the ball hit me and, as a striker, I'm going to have it." Match Stats. The upset of the season? Rio Ferdinand will miss that one, having injured a calf during the warm-up and Carlos Tevez will be licking his lips at the way United defended without him. Wolves vs Manchester United result: Hosts fight back to hurt 10-man United’s top-four hopes. Bebe replaced Hargreaves, and although his contributions were mostly ineffective, he produced the best chance for United in the first half when his sharp effort inside the area was blocked. What's going on with Van de Beek at Man Utd? Read more. To the delight of the old gold fraternity, the man from Cameroon was quick to make amends. It looked game over, but then with two minutes of stoppage time played Park tried his luck by cutting in from the left before firing in. EPL Classic Match - Wolves v Man Utd - 2010/11. Wolves are a handful from set pieces and that's what cost us the game. He limped off with what appeared to be a hamstring strain following his shock inclusion and the former Bayern Munich player now faces another spell on the sidelines. It did not work, and neither did the introduction of "supersub" Javier Hernández, who went on for Dimitar Berbatov, the Bulgarian never threatening to add to his 19 league goals. Where will Wolves be next weekend? Park Ji-Sung scored a superb late winner to hand a below-par Manchester United victory over Wolves. Attendance: 67,025. The fan's player ratings Hennessey 8; Zubar 9, Stearman 9, Berra 8, Elokobi 10; Henry 9; Hammill 8 (Ward 8 64), Milijas 8 (Ebanks-Blake 88 n/a) O'Hara 9 (Foley 8, 59), Jarvis 9; Doyle 10. United went into the game with a number of players, including Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra and Paul Scholes, suffering from a virus following the midweek Champions League trip to Turkey - and it showed. But those expecting United to build on that would have been left disappointed as the sloppiness of the opening 45 minutes returned to their play. The league's backmarkers fared far better than might have been expected by maintaining a high tempo, with Nenad Milijas and Jamie O'Hara impressive in midfield and Jarvis a threat on the right flank. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so. Old TraffordAttendance: Attendance75,285. Posted by. With Berbatov you always think something might happen. Please turn on JavaScript. Premier League. English. It is a case of déjà-vu at Old Trafford on Saturday as Manchester United host Wolves once again. Media requires JavaScript to play. But it was experience of United that came to the fore, when Fletcher jinked his way in from the left and played a delicious ball which dissected the Wolves defence and found Park inside the area who stayed composed to slot past goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann. Nani was close to restoring United's lead with a free-kick from 20 yards which beat the defensive wall, but also the crossbar by a matter of inches. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. What we wanted was a Roy Keane to grab the game by the scruff of the neck. Premier League. And one final important point: this wasn't about United playing badly and losing the game – they were beaten. The Portuguese winger's eighth goal in 21 league appearances this season was a dreadful one from the defensive viewpoint, with Elokobi apparently frozen with fright by the incursion, and Hennessey beaten where no goalkeeper should be. Live text and data provided by The Press Association. Berbatov was taken off, but I thought it would have been better if Rooney had been substituted. Earlier, United's Owen Hargreaves lasted just six minutes on his return to the team after a two-year lay-off. EPL Classic Match - Wolves v Man Utd - 2010/11. Nani scored early, but his first touch to control the ball for the goal was terrible. No disrespect, but Wolves are not a good team. And a few minutes later Stephen Hunt only fractionally failed to connect with Jarvis's in-swinger into the six-yard area. Photograph: Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images We've looked so shaky at times this season, but when it works, it really works: United couldn't handle the way we set out. It's all right lounging and basking in the sun after beating Man United, but we have to do it to other teams and make sure we stay up.". Doyle was magnificent, so was Henry. They pressed forward in desperation, and with a few minutes left of the 90 were denied when captain Karl Henry made a glorious tackle on Gabriel Obertan who was about to rip open the net. Brilliant. Home Team Man Utd Away Team Wolves. United looking to maintain the pressure on leaders Chelsea It is a case of déjà-vu at Old Trafford on Saturday as Manchester United host Wolves once again. The centre-half was by no means alone in his inadequacy and Ferguson sent on Paul Scholes in place of Michael Carrick to enliven a midfield which was second best to O'Hara, Milijas and Karl Henry.

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