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United's young guns shoot down Spurs

Published: Monday 22 August 2011, 23.00CET
A young Manchester United FC side inflicted more Old Trafford misery on Tottenham Hotspur FC, winning 3-0 through goals from Danny Welbeck, Anderson and Wayne Rooney.
United's young guns shoot down Spurs
Danny Welbeck celebrates after heading United in front at Old Trafford ©Getty Images
Published: Monday 22 August 2011, 23.00CET

United's young guns shoot down Spurs

A young Manchester United FC side inflicted more Old Trafford misery on Tottenham Hotspur FC, winning 3-0 through goals from Danny Welbeck, Anderson and Wayne Rooney.

Manchester United FC made it two wins out of two in the nascent Premier League campaign with a 3-0 home victory against Tottenham Hotspur FC.

The reigning champions took control of a hitherto even and entertaining contest after 61 minutes when Danny Welbeck planted a header past Spurs debutant Brad Friedel from Tom Cleverley's right-wing cross. That pair were two of the seven players in United's starting XI aged 23 or under and Welbeck helped double United's lead 14 minutes from time, his back-heel letting in Anderson to score. Wayne Rooney headed a late third from substitute Ryan Giggs' cross.

Jermain Defoe went closest for the visitors with a shot against a post although by then their fate was already sealed at a ground where they last won in 1989. It was Tottenham's first league fixture following the postponement of last week's home match against Everton FC. As for United, their victory puts them level on six points with neighbours Manchester City FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers FC at the top of the table.

Last updated: 22/08/11 22.57CET

Results

English Premier League 2011/12

Matches
HomeAway
Last updated: 07/09/2011 17:32 CET

22/08/2011

Man. UnitedMan. United3-0TottenhamTottenham

Welbeck 61, Anderson 76, Rooney 87

Venue: Manchester

21/08/2011

BoltonBolton2-3Man. CityMan. City

Klasnić 39, Davies 63

Silva 26, Barry 37, Džeko 47

Venue: Bolton

21/08/2011

WolvesWolves2-0FulhamFulham

Doyle 42, Jarvis 45+1

Venue: Wolverhampton

21/08/2011

NorwichNorwich1-1StokeStoke

De Laet 37

Jones 90+4

Venue: Norwich

20/08/2011

ChelseaChelsea2-1West BromWest Brom

Anelka 53, Malouda 83

Long 4

Venue: London

20/08/2011

Aston VillaAston Villa3-1BlackburnBlackburn

Agbonlahor 12, Heskey 25, Bent 67

Pedersen 52

Venue: Birmingham

20/08/2011

EvertonEverton0-1QPRQPR

Smith 31

Venue: Liverpool

20/08/2011

SwanseaSwansea0-0WiganWigan

Venue: Swansea

20/08/2011

ArsenalArsenal0-2LiverpoolLiverpool

Ramsey 78 (o.g.), Suárez 90

Venue: London

20/08/2011

SunderlandSunderland0-1NewcastleNewcastle

Taylor 62

Venue: Sunderland

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