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Goals from Anderson and Tom Cleverley were enough for Manchester United to defeat Newcastle United at Old Trafford in a Round 3 Capital One Cup tie.
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Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson mixed an experienced midfield and attack with an extremely inexperienced back four (1 start combined prior to the match) versus Newcastle United. Everything turned out okay.
Team and individual player statistics. Also, post-match quotes from Sir Alex Ferguson, Darren Fletcher, and Wayne Rooney.
Ten years ago, Ryan Turncliffe's father bet £100 that his son would play for Manchester United. Today, he did.
Goals from Anderson and Tom Cleverley led Manchester United to a 2-1 defeat of Newcastle United in a Capital One Cup clash.
SCORECENTRE: Sky Sports
KO: 7:45pm BST, 2:45pm EST | Old Trafford
LIVE TV: Sky Sports (U.K.), beIN Sport (U.S.A.)
WEATHER: Manchester, United Kingdom
MATCH PREVIEW: The Busby Babe
ODDS: Manchester United 4/9, Draw 10/3, Newcastle United 6/1
MUFC starting XI (4-3-3): David de Gea; Marnick Vermijl, Michael Keane, Scott Wootton, Alexander Buttner; Darren Fletcher (c), Tom Cleverley, Anderson; Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez (Chicharito), Danny Welbeck
MUFC bench: Sam Johnstone, Jonny Evans, Nick Powell, Ryan Tunnicliffe, Robbie Brady, Jesse Lingard, Joshua King
NUFC starting XI (4-4-2): Rob Elliott; James Perch, Fabricio Coloccini (c), Mike Williamson, James Tavernier; Gabriel Obertan, Chiek Tiote, Sylvain Marveaux, Dan Gosling; Haris Vuckic, Shola Ameobi
NUFC bench: Steve Harper, Shane Ferguson, Gael Bigirimana, Vurnon Anita, Romain Amalfitano, Sammy Ameobi, Papiss Cisse
Darren Fletcher is expected to start for the first time in ten months and he will be alongside a plethora of youngsters.