2 - 2
UEFA Cup (3rd Round 1st Leg)
Gordon Strachan (pen.) (9)
Bryan Robson (50)
Paul Hegarty (47)
Paul Sturrock (61)
|Frank Stapleton for Norman Whiteside (74)||None.|
Paul Hegarty (57)
Stuart Beedie (60)
Bogdan Dotchev (Bulgaria) (Referee)
Our first visit to Old Trafford attracted a large Tannadice following and a memorable occasion.
After a torrid first half United retained their composure and finished the game strongly. A Gordon McQueen header brought Manchester United a penalty, forcing Maurice Malpas into a goalkeeping act on the line. Gordon Strachan scored from the spot. A series of fine saves by Hamish McAlpine restricted the home side to that narrow lead.
On the restart United struck. Richard Gough headed a free kick across the goal and Paul Hegarty turned the ball home. That joy was short-lived, Bryan Robson sneaking in to score from an Olsen free kick.
A second penalty award, this time missed by Gordon Strachan, proved to be the turning point. Paul Sturrock latched on to a probing ball from Stuart Beedie to equalise and from then on a draw looked to be the least reward available as the Tangerines dominated the closing stages.
|Hamish McAlpine (GK)||36||15||-||649||3|
No league table has been added for this season.