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Right, I am going to get this out of the way first. Suarez didn't shake Patrice Evra's hand. It was a dumb move by the Liverpool striker.
Lets move on
A tentative first half which almost dragged was followed by a quite brilliant start to the second. For the second game in a row, Rooney took the game by the scruff of the neck and slotted home twice within the first five minutes of the restart. A corner that was flicked on by Liverpool's Jordan Henderson was volleyed home with force by Wayne Rooney. Wazza then captilized on Valencia's pass, after the Equadorian had dispossesed Jay Spearing in their own half.
That man Luis Suarez grabbed a late consolation for the scowsers, captilizing on a failed header from Jonny Evans, after the ball had bounced off of Rio Ferdinand. David De Gea made a good late stop from a good strike from Glen Johnson, who was possibly Liverpool's most consistant threat during the game.
At the final whistle, I loved how Patrice lapped up the warmth from the Old Traffod crowd. Shame he has been usless for the last two weeks. One hopes now that he won't play Liverpool again this season, his form improves. Fergie shows no sign of dropping him.
The first half was littered with mistakes. Micheal Carrick and Paul Scholes, at the heart of the Manchester united engine room, gave the ball away far too many times. And Ryan Giggs didn't have his best of afternoons. Antonio Valencia was giving one of the leagues better left backs all kinds of hell though. And the link up play between Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck was a joy to behold. Although the latter's play in the opposition box let him down just a little. Too many times he wasted possesion in good positions, although I can't be too displeased with the youngster. His build up play, his holding up of the ball, and first touch were all a class act. Just needs to wise up a little more in front of goal.
Rooney was the man though. When nerves might have began to set in, he was clinical. He took his two goals very well, and should have had a third, but skewd his shot wide.
The defense were solid for the most parts, but still at times they lapse in concentration. The goal for instance. Jonny Evans, who was sublime in my opinion throughout, went up for a header from a Charlie Adam free kick, leaving the ball to bounce off of Rio and into the path of Suarez (that nice bloke Luis). We have a habit of shooting ourselves in the foot and we need to cut that out if we want the title. We really were cruising at 2-0 and should have had more, but at 2-1, a mistake then could have cost ud dearly.
All in all, a good day at the office. Rooney came to the party once again and claimed the three points for us. The moment of the day was probably Rafael climbing above Andy Carroll to win a header. Wow.
And finally, on Luis Suarez. He really is a tool. He was acting as though he was the victim all game. And also, didn't Evra claim that he did not think Suarez was a racist? Our man tried doing him a favour! Unbelievably stupid, and we are lucky the situation didn't esculate beyond all proportion.
Manchester United's M.O.T.M against Liverpool
Rafael (5 votes)
Jonny Evans (11 votes)
Patrice Evra (for his celebration) (31 votes)
Rio Ferdinand (1 vote)
Antonio Valencia (33 votes)
Wayne Rooney (93 votes)
Other (post who in the comments) (4 votes)
178 total votes