Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Manchester United

Game date: Sunday 12 August 2001 at 14:00 Stadium: Millennium Stadium
Competition: Charity Shield Attendance: 70,227
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: D'Urso AP
Manager: Gérard Houllier Opposition manager: Alex Ferguson
   

Opposition lineup

Fabien Barthez, Denis Irwin, Gary Neville, Jaap Stam, Mikael Silvestre, David Beckham, Roy Keane, Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Ruud van Nistelrooy

Opposition goals

Ruud van Nistelrooy 50'

Opposition substitutions

Nicky Butt out for Dwight Yorke 65'

Notes

- John Arne Riise makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.65
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 27.99
- It was a wonderful occasion for Riise to make his debut on: "At half-time the boss told me to go and warm up because Marcus wasn't feeling too good. I went on the field with Sammy Lee and I started getting butterflies in my stomach. When I came on for the start of the second half it was an unbelievable feeling."

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