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  • Tottenham 1-3 Manchester United: Young double, Rooney header

    Manchester United continued to stick to Manchester City's top standings, with a capital of a 3-1 victory in a visit to the headquarters of Tottenham Hotspur.

    At White Hart Lane on Sunday (03/04/2012), MU is actually often dominated by the Spurs in control of the ball managed to hit the goal by Wayne Rooney ahead of the first half.

    In the middle of the second half, when the Spurs players are also diligent to spread threats, Manchester United managed to steal it back slit, and adding a pair of goals by Ashley Young.

    Spurs scored consolation goal in the 87th minute through Jermain Defoe a few minutes before coming on for Louis Saha.

    With the addition of three points, the 'Red Devils' has now won 64 points from 27 games result, closed to within two points of the City who topped the standings with 66 points.

    While for the Spurs, the defeat has not disrupt their position at number three. But The Lily Whites are now just four points ahead of Arsenal, who occupy the fourth position.

    The game

    MU recorded a chance on six minutes. From outside the penalty box to kick off Welbeck though the ball was bounced off the mark.

    Spurs returned several minutes later with Saha kick. The ball is still not meeting targets.

    At nine minutes, Lennon tried to penetrate the MU defense through penetration into the middle. But the business eventually intercepted Lennon Evans.

    Saha returned to threaten Chelsea's goal in minute 16. This time it leads right to kick the ball into the goal despite De Gea successfully tame it.

    De Gea tested again in 19 minutes. Adebayor penetration ending with a kick into the bottom corner of the goal, but De Gea still had brushed it off.

    Spurs got a free kick on 29 minutes just outside the penalty box but the ball just kick Younes Kaboul corner.

    In the 36th minute, Rooney just flick towards goal despite Spurs Friedel can be secured without difficulty. Opportunity born from a corner kick.

    A minute later, Spurs Chelsea goalkeeper but the referee annulled a goal because the ball has touched a judge Adebayor kick Saha, right in front of goal.

    Manchester United had the lead just before the break. From the corner, a ball thrown forward Ashley Young's goal to then be greeted Rooney with his head.

    Six minutes into the second half, Jake Livermore kick towards goal after a previous MU changes its direction over the other players. But De Gea could swiftly brushed off the ball.

    Chelsea's goal continued to threatened the Spurs players, one of them when Ferdinand repulsed the dangerous ball into the front of the goalkeeper De Gea on 56 minutes.

    A minute later, the Spurs get a free kick not far from Manchester United penalty area. Assou-Ekotto got up and took the free kick, sending the ball just hit the crossbar MU.

    Under pressure, the United doubled the lead on 60 minutes, preceded the crisis in the face of the Spurs goal. Nani feedback from the left side of the Spurs players try to be driven, but eventually moved the ball wildly and was greeted with a volley Young.

    Nine minutes later, Young scored his second goal. Evra ran on the left and then pass the ball to Young. Moment the ball, Young then is apt to kick the Spurs goalkeeper Friedel unstoppably.

    Three minutes from time, Jermain Defoe coming on as a substitute scored after Ryan Giggs error in passing the ball. Spurs 1, Manchester 3.

    Teams Line-up:

    Tottenham: Friedel, Walker, King, Kaboul, Assou-Ekotto, Lennon (Rose 85 '), Livermore, Sandro (Kranjcar 80'), Modric, Adebayor, Saha (Defoe 80 ').

    Man Utd: De Gea, Jones, Evans, Ferdinand, Evra, Nani (Park 80 '), Carrick, Scholes (Giggs 61'), Young, Rooney, Welbeck.


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