Date: 30th September 2012 at 12:39am
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Lindegaard – Didn’t have a chance to do anything with the goals. Just a bad day at the office for him today. 5

Rafael – Pushed up and joined the attacks when possible but his crossing was off. 5

Rio – Unable to keep up with the pace of the attack. Was unable to command the defence. 5

Evans – Poor when defending against all three goals. Failed to link up with the midfield when attacking as well. 5

Evra – Could’ve been worse I guess. 5

– Took his goal well but still very frustrating to watch. Needs to pull his finger out now with Valencia and Young both injured. 6

Carrick – Might as well have pulled out a cigar and started smoking in the first half. Virtually invisible, and barely improved in the second half either. 5

Scholes – Took him 45 minutes to get going but once he did, he was untouchable. Sprayed the ball all over the pitch like he was some 10 years younger. Legend. 8
Giggs – What is Ferguson doing to Ryan? How was he expected to keep up with arguably the fastest team in the league with and Bale. 3

– Started to play his one-touch in the second half and scored a beauty. Needs to get involved earlier on though. 6

Van – Little service, but didn’t work hard enough to link up with the midfield either. Wasted whatever came his way as well. 5

Subs:

Rooney – Game changer. Brought some much needed speed and urgency to our play. 8

Welbeck – Expected him to do a bit better when he came on in terms of creating space for others with his usual runs. 6

Hernandez – Brought on with two minutes to go to get us a winner. Nice one, Fergie.

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