Sir Alex Ferguson saw his team storm five points clear at the top of the table
Winger Ashley Young hailed a "massive" win for Manchester United as they beat Blackburn 2-0 to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League.
United had to wait until the final ten minutes to secure the win, with Antonio Valencia crashing in from an acute angle before Young's turn and finish ensured the points soon after.
It meant United moved further clear of Manchester rivals City, who could see the gap extended to eight points before they travel to Arsenal on Sunday.
"I think this was a massive game for us. We knew if we won we would go five points clear," Young told Sky Sports. "It was a great result, a great performance."
The win was United's seventh league success on the spin as they have fully cashed in on City's struggles to take over the title race.
United next meet QPR at Old Trafford before City face the Gunners later that day. "It's a crucial time in the season. Everyone knows that," Young said.
On Valencia's strike, he added: "To get that goal, we knew it would come at some point, whether it was a shot or cross it went in the back of the net."
Valencia capped another impressive performance with a memorable goal, but asked whether it was a cross or shot, he joked: "It was 50-50."
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I'D RATHER WALK ALONE
The impetus is with Utd...
...Money can't buy you everything...not even the title!
Smalling and Jones were bought too........England defenders for the next ten years.
And though the twins were bought, they were bought as kids, and converted from wingers to full backs by SAF. As regards United falling apart when SAF retired.......thats a hope you have, nothing more. People lived with the millstone of Shanks success.......and SAF himself lived with the millstone of Busby's.
Liverpool need a new ground to compete....and they can't afford one. FACT
They need new players......they can't afford any. FACT
They need to get some semblance of a reputation back.....they wont with Klu Klux Kenny at the helm. FACT. Extend his contract lol.
THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT.......THE FUTURE IS RED
Chesnutt you fool what do you now your fool manager spent £120 million on a bunch of duds carol henderson adam downing 6 goals between them there's spending money and there's throwing it away......................you have to now what your buying spend wisely ....liverpool live in the past wake up smell the coffee fool ..................liverpool are pooh mid table team so crawl back to were you come from.............
also take a lesson off of wenger how to buy talent .....
united are the best british team and sir alex is the best manager ever BAR NONE
I am obbsessed with united. I wish we were as big as them. never will be though
Joker is a loser who is an embarresment to liverpool fc. please dont listen to him.
he is vile, sexist and racist.
I hope you have a good day.
Well done to united. fully deserve the title now.
YNWA, unless you are joker
De Gea, Rafael, Fabio, Evra, Ferdinand, Jones, Smalling, Vidic, Anderson, Carrick, Nani, Park, Valencia, Berbatov, Hernandez, Obertan, Owen, Rooney, Young !!!!
All you do is spend your time defending the undefendable of your clubs disgrace at Heysal.
How long did it take Liverpool FC to officially apologise to Juventus? Over 20yrs. Says it all ****.
I'D RATHER WALK ALONE
If your job "requires a high level of education" Danny how come every time you post on MSN the result looks like the work of an illiterate, retarded chimpanzee? Seriously, either English isn't your first language or you've got problems.
They started it salford steve. we finished it.
I want giggs, scholes and rooney at liverpool. we should sell suarez to an italian team so he fits in.
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