Manchester Utd 2 Wigan 0

Sir Alex Ferguson

Man­chester Uni­ted 2 Wi­gan Ath­let­ic 0, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Nov­ember 20, 2010. Man­chester Uni­ted be­at Wi­gan Ath­let­ic 2-0 thanks to a goal each by Pat­rice Ev­ra and Chi­charito. But des­pite the well earned win over The Lat­ics, Uni­ted re­mained in sec­ond place in the stand­ings be­hind Chel­sea wi­th goal dif­fer­ence sep­ar­at­ing the two sides.

Af­ter be­ing held to a 2-2 draw by As­ton Vil­la at Vil­la Park, Man­chester Uni­ted bag­ged three im­port­ant points ag­ainst Wi­gan Ath­let­ic at Old Traf­ford thro­ugh goals from Pat­rice Ev­ra and Javi­er Her­nandez in the 46th and 77th min­utes re­spect­ively. Sir Al­ex Fer­guson: “We had a young te­am get about us at As­ton Vil­la last week, and it was like that from Wi­gan Athelt­ic this week. They were ag­gress­ive and tested ref­er­ee Mi­ke Atkin­son. We had a lot of free-kicks dur­ing the fir­st ha­lf. Wi­gan put them­selves about and it was hard to break them down.” Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Ed­win van der Sar, Ra­fael da Silva, Ne­manja Vid­ic, Rio Fer­dinand, Pat­rice Ev­ra, Dar­ren Fletch­er, Lu­is Nani, Mi­chael Car­rick, Ji-Sung Park, Gab­riel Ober­tan, Fe­d­erico Ma­cheda. Sub­stitutes: Jon­ny Evans, Way­ne Roo­ney, John O’Shea, Ry­an Gig­gs, Paul Scho­les, Javi­er Her­nandez, To­masz Kusz­czak. Wi­gan Ath­let­ic Te­am: Ali Al Hab­si, Ant­olin Al­caraz, Maynor Figueroa, Ste­ve Go­houri, Ste­ven Cald­well, Ron­nie Stam, Jordi Go­mez, Charles N’Zogbia, Mo Dia­me, Hugo Rodal­lega, Hendry Tho­mas. Sub­stitutes: Mi­ke Pol­litt, Ja­mes McAr­thur, Ben Wat­son, Cal­lum Mc­Man­a­man, Vic­tor Moses, Mauro Boselli, Franco Di Santo.


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