United 5 - 2 Tottenham

Rafael(O'Shea) Rio Vidic Evra
Ronaldo Carrick Fletcher(Scholes) Nani(Tevez)
Rooney Berbatov

Everyone who watched this game witnessed a comeback of epic proportions. United 2 nil down at half time scored 5 during the second half to cap off a brilliant 2nd half display of attacking football. A double from the irresistible Rooney and Ronaldo set United to the win while Berbatov, who played quite well, completed the icing on the cake.

Tottenham scored two goals during the first half when United were playing quite well. Evra was horrible during the first 45 minutes and Lennon gave him a torrid time down the right. Ronaldo looked disinterested while Vidic and Ferdinand were both at fault for the Spurs’ 2 goals.

Even though United were trailing, I still had a feeling United might nick something after the half time break. I expected a big fight back and keeping in mind United had overhauled a 3 goal deficit vs the Spurs in 2001, I believed United might win the game but I didn’t expect 5 goals.

The Scousers were probably still singing and buffing their hopes up for the title but United had other ideas. In comes Tevez for the showboater yet useless Nani and his influence pumped United up. Rooney and Ronaldo were majestic scoring 2 each, while they provided two assists each. Tevez was incisive after coming on at half-time and Berbatov ran for the ball, yes I know, unbelievable. The first goal, a penalty, might have been a bit harsh on Tottenham since Gomes touched the ball before bringing Carrick down. It was 50/50 and luckily the ref gave a penalty to United. Ronaldo’s second goal was an absolute beauty, excellent build up capped by an excellent header. Man of the match? Nah! MEN of the match is more appropriate! Rooney and Ronaldo.

Anyway I now truly believe United have a hand on the trophy. Today’s match was a major test and United have passed with flying colors. Were you watching Merseyside? I bet your were!
Here's what Fergie had to say about Tevez;
“In the first half we were playing far too slowly,” Sir Alex told MUTV. “But bringing on Carlos Tevez enthused everyone, the fans included. He won the game for us. He turned the game… although obviously everyone played their part."


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