Date: 1st January 2011 at 12:02pm
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In a much changed team, has been given a start against his former employers due to Van Der Sar being out with the flu whilst has been called up to replace Rafael.

In the midfield Fletcher makes a return to the starting line and Obertan is given a run out as Giggs and Gibson drop out, the latter being on the bench.

No changes up front with Rooney and Berbatov leading the line.

Starting XI: Kuszczak; Neville, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Fletcher, Carrick, Anderson, Obertan; Rooney, Berbatov

Subs: Amos, Fabio, Evans, Gibson, Bebe, Owen, Hernandez