Manchester Utd 3 Wolves 0

Wayne Rooney

Man­chester Uni­ted 3 Wolver­hampton Wan­derers 0, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Dec­ember 15, 2009. Af­ter suc­cumb­ing to an un­ex­pec­ted 1-0 de­feat at the hands of As­ton Vil­la at Old Traf­ford three days earli­er, Man­chester Uni­ted out­classed Wol­ves 3-0 at ho­me cour­tesy of a goal each by Way­ne Roo­ney, Ne­manja Vid­ic, and An­tonio Va­lencia respectively.

Way­ne Roo­ney sco­red the open­ing goal for Man­chester Uni­ted ag­ainst Wolver­hampton from the pen­alty spot on the ha­lf-hour ma­rk af­ter Wan­derers de­fender Ron­ald Zubar had handled a cor­ner-kick by Dar­ron Gib­son. Ser­bi­an in­ter­na­tion­al Ne­manja Vid­ic then doubled the ad­vant­age for Man­chester Uni­ted as he con­ver­ted an­oth­er Gib­son cor­ner two min­utes ahead of the break be­fore An­tonio Va­lencia net­ted the third six min­utes pa­st the hour ma­rk to se­cure a con­fid­ence-boost­ing 3-0 vic­tory for The Reds ag­ainst Wol­ves. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: To­masz Kusz­czak, Pat­rice Ev­ra, Ne­manja Vid­ic, Ritch­ie De Laet, Mi­chael Car­rick, Paul Scho­les, An­tonio Va­lencia, Dar­ron Gib­son, Di­m­it­ar Ber­batov, Way­ne Roo­ney, Gab­riel Ober­tan. Sub­stitutes: Mi­chael Owen, Dar­ren Fletch­er, Dan­ny Wel­beck. Wolver­hampton Wan­derers Te­am: Mar­cus Hahne­mann, Ge­orge Elokobi, Ron­ald Zubar, Mi­chael Man­cienne, Matt Hill, Ge­orge Friend, Kev­in Fo­ley, An­drew Sur­man, Greg Halford, Se­gundo Castillo, Stefan Maier­hofer. Sub­stitutes: Da­vid Jones, Mat­thew Jar­vis, Chris Iwelumo.


Wayne Rooney Quickfacts

Way­ne Roo­ney re­gistered his fir­st Pre­mier Lea­gue goal for Man­chester Uni­ted when he fou­nd the back of the net in a 2-0 vic­tory ag­ainst rivals Ar­senal at Old Traf­ford on the 24th Oct­ober 2004.


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