Spurs 1 Manchester Utd 3

Sir Alex Ferguson

Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 3, White Hart Lane, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Mar­ch 4, 2012. Sir Al­ex Fer­guson was brim­ming wi­th con­fid­ence af­ter Man­chester Uni­ted se­cured a con­vin­cing 3-1 win over Spurs. Fur­ther­more, the Uni­ted man­ager now be­lieved the club had a de­cent chan­ce of over­tak­ing Man­chester City in the Pre­mier Lea­gue table.

Man­chester Uni­ted won the en­counter ag­ainst Spurs 3-1 thanks to a brace by Ash­ley Young and a goal from Way­ne Roo­ney. Sir Al­ex Fer­guson: “We know ex­actly what we’ve got to do. We won’t be nervous. There’s on­ly two points dif­fer­ence to lead­ers Man­chester City and we’ve be­en in this situ­ation be­fore. We have play­ers com­ing back from in­jury. Tom Clev­er­ley is com­ing back and Chris Small­ing will be back soon. It was a great per­form­ance by Tot­ten­ham and maybe we got our tac­tics wrong in the fir­st ha­lf. In the sec­ond pe­riod we im­proved.” Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur Te­am: Brad Friedel, Ben­oit As­sou-Ekotto, Younes Ka­boul, Kyle Walk­er, Led­ley King, Jake Liv­er­more, Aar­on Len­non, Luka Mod­ric, Sandro, Em­manuel Ad­e­bay­or, Louis Saha. Sub­stitutes: Carlo Cudicini, Mi­chael Dawson, Ry­an Nelsen, Dan­ny Rose, Niko Kran­j­car, Giovani dos San­tos, Jer­main De­foe. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid De Gea, Phil Jones, Jon­ny Evans, Rio Fer­dinand, Pat­rice Ev­ra, Lu­is Nani, Mi­chael Car­rick, Paul Scho­les, Ash­ley Young, Way­ne Roo­ney, Dan­ny Wel­beck. Sub­stitutes: Ben Amos, Ra­fael da Silva, Fa­bio da Silva, Oli­veira An­der­son, Ry­an Gig­gs, Ji-sung Park, Javi­er Hernandez.

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