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Peter Schmeichel - Newcastle United 0-1 Manchester United

John Barnes was hardly renowned for scoring headers, but the former Liverpool star displayed a natural aptitude for doing so when he connected expertly with a cross from Newcastle full-back Stuart Pearce.

Barnes kept majestically above Teddy Sheringham at the Manchester United back post, and looked to have found the corner before an intervention from Peter Schmeichel sent the ball out for a corner.

Schmeichel flung himself spectacularly to his left and miraculously threw out a glove to deny Barnes and help secure a vital win for Manchester United.

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