Sunderland 0 Man United 4

Louis Saha

Sun­der­land 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 4, The Sta­dium of Light, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Dec­ember 26, 2007. Man­chester Uni­ted, who had beaten Ful­ham, Der­by Coun­ty, Liver­pool, and Ever­ton in their last four Pre­miership ga­mes, trashed Sun­der­land 4-0 on Box­ing Day 2007 thro­ugh a Louis Saha brace, in­clud­ing a pen­alty, and a goal each by Waz­za and Ronaldo.

Sir Al­ex Ferguson´s Man­chester Uni­ted si­de trashed Sun­der­land 4-0 at The Sta­dium of Light to gain their fifth suc­cess­ive Pre­mier Lea­gue vic­tory. Way­ne Roo­ney opened the scor­ing ac­count for the vis­it­ors af­ter twenty min­utes when he re­ceived a mag­ni­fi­cent thro­ugh pass from de­fender Wes Bro­wn and coolly struck the ball bey­ond the arms of Sun­der­land shot stop­per Craig Gor­don and in­to the bot­tom right-hand cor­ner of the net from eight­een yards out. The goalscorer then turn pro­vider as he cros­sed for French in­ter­na­tion­al stri­ker Louis Saha who clin­ic­ally vol­leyed the ball pa­st Gor­don and in­to the back of the net on the ha­lf-hour ma­rk. Man­chester Uni­ted stret­ched their ad­vant­age fur­ther thro­ugh Cris­ti­ano Ron­aldo who curled in a free-kick in the 45th min­ute be­fore Saha sco­red the fi­nal goal of the ga­me from the pen­alty spot on 85 min­utes to se­cure a com­pre­hens­ive 4-0 away win for The Reds ag­ainst The Black Cats. Sun­der­land Te­am: Craig Gor­don, Paul Mc­Shane, Dan­ny Hig­gin­botham, Dan­ny Collins, Dick­son Etuhu, Dean White­head,  Ross Wal­lace, Mi­chael Chop­ra, Ken­wyne Jones, Dwight Yorke, Martyn Wag­horn. Sub­stitutes: Kier­an Richard­son, Grant Lead­bit­ter, Roy O’Donovan, Andy Cole, Dar­ren Wa­rd. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: To­masz Kusz­czak, Rio Fer­dinand, Wes Bro­wn, Ne­manja Vid­ic, John O’Shea, Mi­chael Car­rick, Dar­ren Fletch­er, Cris­ti­ano Ron­aldo, Louis Saha, Way­ne Roo­ney, Lu­is Nani. Sub­stitutes: Ger­ard Pique, Ji-Sung Park, Pat­rice Ev­ra, Car­los Tev­ez, Tom Heaton.


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Man­chester Uni­ted be­at Sun­der­land 5-1 at Roker Park on the 7th of Nov­ember 1981.


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