Monday, October 31, 2011

Key games in Sir Alex Ferguson's 25 years at Old Trafford: Barcelona 1-2 Manchester United

In the build-up to Sir Alex Ferguson's 25th anniversary at Old Trafford, here is the first of our series of archive match reports from the key games which have defined his extraordinary career at Manchester United.

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 1991
Game: European Cup Winners Cup final.
Venue: De Kuip Stadium, Rotterdam. Att: 45,000
Result: Barcelona 1-2 Manchester United
Manchester United: Sealey; Irwin, Blackmore, Bruce, Phelan, Pallister, Robson, Ince, McClair, Hughes, Sharpe. Barcelona: Busquets; Nando, Alexanco (Pinilla 72), Koeman, Ferrer, Bakero, Goicoechea, Eusebio, Salinas, Laudrup, Beguiristain. Referee: B Karlsson (Sweden).

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