Sunday, February 22, 2009

Manchester United Win 2-1 vs Blackburn, Leaves Others Behind by 8 Points

Manchester United landed eight points clear at the top of the Premier League after a hard-fought win against Blackburn. Wayne Rooney sent in a shot to put United ahead in the 23rd minute but a precise Roque Santa Cruz finish turned out to be an equalizer. Cristiano Ronaldo powered in a signature free-kick for the Red Devils, and Morten Gamst Pedersen was denied a penalty late on for the visitors. Match score is Manchester United 2-1 Blackburn.

Pictures of the match can be viewed below, courtesy of bbc.co.uk.

1-0 Wayne Rooney 23"


1-1 Roque Santa Cruz 32"



2-1 Cristiano Ronaldo 60"

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