Saturday 8 January 1972 at Old Trafford (Att 46,781)
Wolves (2) 3 (Dougan 20, Richards 29, McCalliog 75p): Parkes, Shaw, Parkin, Bailey, Munro, McAlle, McCalliog, Hibbitt, Richards, Dougan, Wagstaffe, sub Curran.
Manchester United (0) 1 (McIlroy 86): Stepney, Dunne, Burns, Gowling (Sartiori), Edwards, Sadler, Morgan, Kidd, Charlton, Law, McIlroy.
Referee: Mr N. Davey (Hucknall).
Order of Goals: W,W,W,m.
League Status: Manchester United were top of the league.
Reserves: Back at Molineux Wolves Reserves lost 5-1 in the Central League to Manchester United Reserves.