Blackpool 2 - 3 United

Rafael(Anderson) Smalling Vidic Evra
Nani Fletcher Scholes Gibson(Giggs) Rooney(Chicharito)

The term 'a game of two halves' might have been invented for this match. United were totally outclassed by a plucky Blackpool side during the first half. 2 nil down and most thought this was going to be our first defeat of the season. However, during the interval, I had that tiny feeling(the feeling you always get when United are trailing) that something big was going to happen. In comes 37 year old Giggsy for the below par Gibson and the game was completely changed. We were finally attacking and making their goalie work. All the huffing and puffing finally paid its dividends as we got the 3 points out of nowhere. Chico (who could have scored 3!!!) scored a good goal while Berbatov scored two, with the second after a sublime finish.

My man of the match has got to be Giggs. He tore Blackpool apart with mazy runs, pin point passing and good crosses. Chico and Berbatov were also close candidates. The former got himself into excellent goal scoring positions while the latter scored 2 goals and worked hard for the team(even though I think he should have been marking Cathart when our former player scored). He's finally making a difference to this United side and thank God for that! With Rooney looking like he lost his scoring boots, we badly need Berbatov and Chico.  
Every player did his best during the second half, so credit goes to every Red who battled hard to keep United's name on top. Maybe in May we'll look back and say that the league was won after this game!

I still feel pumped up, maybe I should use this spare energy to get back on track with my studies ;) Good night! 

n.b.  Get well soon young Rafael!!


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