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United repeat comeback feat to go top

Published: Saturday 24 November 2012, 18.06CET
Manchester United FC retook top spot after three goals in eight second-half minutes earned the Red Devils a sixth comeback win of the campaign against Queens Park Rangers FC.

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Published: Saturday 24 November 2012, 18.06CET

United repeat comeback feat to go top

Manchester United FC retook top spot after three goals in eight second-half minutes earned the Red Devils a sixth comeback win of the campaign against Queens Park Rangers FC.

Manchester United FC retook pole position in the Premier League after three goals in eight second-half minutes earned the Red Devils a 3-1 victory over Queens Park Rangers FC.

After a goalless first half at Old Trafford, Jamie Mackie tucked in the rebound from a well-saved Kieron Dyer shot to give the visitors the lead shortly after the break. But Sir Alex Ferguson – immortalised in bronze on Friday – had already masterminded five comeback wins in the league this term, and eight explosive minutes put QPR to the sword.

Two corners brought goals for Jonny Evans and Darren Fletcher, the latter with his first goal in just over a year. Javier Hernández then continued his habit of scoring from the bench to put United out of sight and shift the pressure onto champions Manchester City FC, who play Chelsea FC on Sunday.

In the pick of the games elsewhere, West Bromwich Albion FC went third by winning 4-2 at Sunderland AFC in an exciting game that featured four goals in the final 17 minutes, while Jordi Gómez completed a hat-trick in the final minute to earn Wigan Athletic FC a dramatic 3-2 win against Reading FC. Arsenal FC were held to a goalless draw at Aston Villa FC in the day's late kick-off.

Last updated: 04/12/13 18.59CET

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English Premier League 2012/13

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Last updated: 16/01/2013 18:27 CET

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Aston VillaAston Villa0-0ArsenalArsenal

Venue: Birmingham

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StokeStoke1-0FulhamFulham

Adam 26

Venue: Stoke

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WiganWigan3-2ReadingReading

Jordi Gómez 58, 68, 90+2

Morrison 35, Al-Habsi 79 (o.g.)

Venue: Wigan

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Man. UnitedMan. United3-1QPRQPR

J. Evans 64, D. Fletcher 68, Hernández 71

Mackie 52

Venue: Manchester

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EvertonEverton1-1NorwichNorwich

S. Naismith 12

Bassong 90

Venue: Liverpool

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SunderlandSunderland2-4West BromWest Brom

Gardner 73, Sessegnon 87

Gera 30, Long 44, Lukaku 81 (P), Fortuné 90+5

Venue: Sunderland

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