Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has taken responsibility for his side conceding during their 2-1 win over Southampton on Wednesday.Sir Alex Ferguson's side carved out a seven-point lead at the top of the English Premier League thanks to a hard-fought victory against Mauricio Pochettino's side at Old Trafford.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has praised Southampton, after they beat the south coast club 2-1 at Old Trafford.Southampton went ahead in the third minute on Wednesday through Jay Rodriguez before a brace from Wayne Rooney put Manchester United in front by half-time and while the home side held on for the three points, Ferguson was impressed by the visitors.
Manchester United came from a goal down to take a seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win over Southampton.Jay Rodriguez capitalised on a mistake from Michael Carrick to give the Saints a shock early lead at Old Trafford but a double from Wayne Rooney had the hosts in front by half-time.
Manchester United's Alex Ferguson says Javier Hernandez has given him a "terrible dilemma" as he attempts to accommodate four strikers.Ferguson signed Robin van Persie from Arsenal for 24 million pounds in the off-season, and the Netherlands international has dazzled Old Trafford with 22 goals in just 28 appearances in all competitions.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says his new counterpart at Southampton, Mauricio Pochettino, is an unknown quantity to him.The Argentine, who had been out of work since being sacked by Espanyol in November, was handed the reins at St Mary's Stadium following the dismissal of Nigel Adkins on January 18.
Manchester United will likely welcome Robin van Persie back into the starting line-up as they face Southampton at Old Trafford on Wednesday.The Premier League's top scorer was rested during United's 4-1 FA Cup win over Fulham on the weekend.
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