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WBA 1 - 2 United

Neville(Fabio) Rio Vida Evra
Fletcher Carrick Anderson Obertan(Gibson)
Rooney Berbatov(Chicharito)
So Chicharito saved another away game with another headed goal. Rooney scored the first but it was soon cancelled out by a Morrison gem.

I must admit we rode our luck today. Neville made a clumsy, yet goal saving, tackle in the box which should have been a penalty and an automatic red card for our former skipper. The referee, who had a shocker of a game, decided to wave play on. Then WBA were justly awarded a penalty but their striker put the ball wide, with our Pole in goal beaten. That was the turning point of the game as from then on United started doing something. We were also a tadunlucky not to be awarded a penalty but I guess the ref wanted to even things out. Still, the ref had an absolute horror show! He awarded far too many freekicks against United in 50-50 challenges.

When I saw the starting line up I was gobsmacked. I mean, what on earth was Fergie thinking? Neville at right back? We have a winger crisis so the inclusion of a very poor Obertan was understandable, but starting Gary Neville was almost suicidal. He has become too slow for the premier league and, since on our travels we've been so poor, I really can't phatom why Fergie started him. He has been a great servant to the club but I think his role in this team should be solely to motivate our youngsters and maybe play that odd home game against a so called minor team. Gary's love towards our Club is undeniable but I think that his time as a professional football with United is up.

Meanwhile November's villain, Rooney, should have won back the fans who turned their backs on him. He scored a goal but the highlight of the game was when he limped off the field, and when he saw five minutes of added time he sprinted back on even with an injured ankle. That is what made me love Wayne Rooney in the past and that is what will make it more comfortable for me to sing his name again. He was also my man of the match.

Just like Fergie said, this is a massive massive result. We could have been dead and buried by the 60th minute but we managed to get the 3 points. We didn't play well but we snatched the needed points and that is the hallmark of champions. COME ON UNITED!


Anonymous said…
Try it my RED friend.

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