Match days can be memorable for many reasons: a 30-yard screamer, a bizarre refereeing decision, even a temporary floodlight failure lingers long in the memory. As the Official Charity Partner of The Football League, we are getting involved in some memorable match days in 2015, with over 60 clubs raising money and awareness by supporting Men United. 

To celebrate memorable match days, we've asked Zonal Marking's football guru Michael Cox to set one of his fiendish quizzes. You'll probably remember all of these games, but the devil is very much in the detail...

Once you've exercised your football knowledge and remembered some great footballing moments, why not think about creating some memorable moments of your own with Men United. Have a look at what our match days are all about

26 Mar 2014
In - Football

Here are Michael's five match-day teasers. Click the link below to reveal the answers...

1. France 3-0 Brazil, July 1998

Brazilian striker Ronaldo famously suffered from a mysterious fit hours before the World Cup final, and initially wasn’t included in the Brazilian starting XI. Ronaldo eventually started the game – but which eccentric striker had been set to take his place?

2. Germany 1-5 England, September 2001

All five England goals were scored by Liverpool players: Michael Owen bagged a hat-trick, Steven Gerrard hit a great long-range strike, and Emile Heskey completed the rout. But which other Liverpool player started that match, and set up Owen’s first goal (pictured)? He started only two more league games for the Reds, and didn’t make the 2002 World Cup squad.

3. Manchester United 0-0 Arsenal, September 2003

Ruud van Nistelrooy missed a stoppage-time penalty, and it was the closest Arsenal came to defeat during their 'Invincibles' season. Arsenal’s players reacted by confronting the Dutch striker at full-time, but which four Arsenal players received suspensions for their actions that day?

4. Barcelona 5-0 Real Madrid, November 2010

Lionel Messi failed to score for the first time in 10 matches, but created two for David Villa, which added to goals by Xavi and Pedro. But which relatively obscure player, who has never won a full international cap, completed the scoring in the final minute?

5. Bayern Munich 1-1 Chelsea (Chelsea win 4-3 on penalties), May 2012

Chelsea won the Champions League on penalties, having lost the final to Manchester United on penalties in 2008. But which Chelsea players took penalties in both finals?


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