Norwich City   1

Holt (83)

Man United   2

Scholes (7), Giggs (90)

26 FEBRUARY 2012, CARROW ROAD Attendance: 26,811

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Norwich City
1Ruddy
16Naughton
22Ward
6Whitbread
3Drury
12Pilkingtonsub21
15Fox
4Johnsonyellow cardsub17
11Surman
9Holtgoal
10Jacksonsub14
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5Morison
7Crofts
14Hoolahansub10
17Bennettsub4
20Barnett
21Wilbrahamsub12
31Steer
Man United
1De Gea
4Jones
6Evansyellow card
5Ferdinandyellow card
3Evra
17Nani
22Scholesgoal
16Carrick
11Giggsgoalsub12
14Hernandezsub18
19Welbeck
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18Youngsub14
9Berbatov
12Smallingsub11
7Park
2Rafael
20Fabio

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Nani: Started the match full of confidence, displaying superb skill and juggling the ball on a couple of occasions. After his inviting centre was converted by Scholes, he was felled by a crude challenge by Bradley Johnson and appeared to take some time to regain his swagger. Was certainly asked to provide an outlet in the second half and continued to make in-roads down the right.

Michael Carrick: A couple of sweeping passes out to the right early on proved he'd found his range and he was also composed when helping out in defence. Almost played in Ryan Giggs with an intelligent through ball and teed up Ashley Young for a late chance when he must've been tempted to go for goal himself.

Paul Scholes: An outstanding display from the veteran, capped by the opening goal as he headed in from close range. A body swerve that deceived Hoolahan was another highlight and there was a trademark chest back to De Gea in a midfield masterclass. One stray pass allowed a shot on United's goal but it was only a blip as he was clearly one of the best players on the pitch.

Ryan Giggs: It's almost as if this was scripted. A flick over in the opening stages would have been a dream start and he was unlucky to volley against the bar in the second half but he was merely saving his best for last. A fluid, measured performance was punctuated by the injury-time finish that he celebrated as wildly as any Red, realising the importance of his latest priceless contribution at the end of his 900th appearance.

Danny Welbeck: A hard-working display full of pace and penetration but he will have been relieved to see Giggs come up trumps after missing a header from his experienced team-mate's cross with time running out. The England

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