Sunday, September 13, 2009
Lesson for Titles Pretenders
United sent out a warning yesterday to every of Premiership club not to get on their way in defending their titles. United shows to Spurs how far they still need to go to challenged for the titles.
Pending for the kick off, the fans were full of excitement as Spurs are at the top of their current performance and this could be the perfect time they could defeat United in 19 years of head-to-head history.
It seems the match was headed into that way as United were down early in the first minutes through Jermaine Defoe.
However, United equalized through a well taken free kick by Ryan Giggs. Giggs set a record as the only United player to ever scored in every Premiership seasons.
Anderson put United up front as he lashed home a fine goals for United just before the half time.Ando was relief to ended his dry spell of goals in 78 competitive matches for United.
In second half, United were forced to play with 10 man as Scoles received his second yellow of the game. For 30 minutes, United held their composure steadily as Spurs doubling their efforts to cracks United defense.
United kill off the game as Rooney clinched the third goal and sealed United's victory.
The victory stamped out a warning to title pretenders especially to their Manchester rivals, as United next fixtures will be against City.It will be the most anticipated and heated Manchester derby ever after Tevez crossed out to the city rivals this season.
Meanwhile over the Blue half of Manchester, City secured their 5th consecutive wins over Arsenal.
Adebayor currently under the scrutiny of FA for provoking Arsenal traveling fans. Arsenal fans were furious when Adebayor celebrates his goals by running the length of the fields to the ends where Arsenal fans are massed.
The FA will take a closer look over the incidents to see any possible punishment for Adebayor. Adebayor later after the match, did apologized for his conduct.
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