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United Go 12 Points Clear

Manchester United opened up a 12-point gap at the top of the Premier League table as they defeated Everton 2-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Ryan Giggs and Robin van Persie were on the scoresheet as the Red Devils took another step towards a possible 20th league title.

Ten minutes into the match, United looked destined to take the lead when Wayne Rooney played van Persie into space and after rounding goalkeeper Tim Howard, the Dutch striker smashed the ball into the post.

The wait didn’t last long, however, as the ever-present Ryan Giggs opened the scoring with a neat finish from the edge of the area. The goal kept up Giggs’ record of having scored in every Premier League season for the Red Devils.

The Toffees had a chance of their own when Victor Anichebe who looked to get into a good position, but couldn’t quite skip his marker Rafael as the throughball from Kevin Mirallas went begging.

It was 2-0 on the stroke of halftime when van Persie beat the offside trap and again rounded Howard. This time, the prolific striker made no mistake in hitting the target.

It was a fairly pedestrian start to the second half until the 65th minute when Jonny Evans forced a double save from Howard who did brilliantly to handle the pressure and keep United from getting the third. The former Red Devils goalkeeper continued to keep his side in the match as he followed up by producing another fingertip save to keep Tom Cleverley out.

The victory takes United up to 65 points and are 12 points ahead of their nearest rivals Manchester City who lost 3-1 to Southampton on Saturday.


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