Goal of the Day: Butt slays Leeds
Background: Nearly four months into 1998/99 and United’s season is really getting warmed up. After a thrilling 3-3 draw in the Nou Camp against Barcelona (the second time the Reds had divvied up six goals with the Catalans), something special appears to be brewing in the Champions League, while, in the Premier League, United are on the coat-tails of leaders Aston Villa as Leeds visit Old Trafford…
“Nicky was our best player. He could have had a hat-trick. Nigel Martyn made great saves to deny him but he got the winner due to perseverance.“ Alex Ferguson.