Manchester United vs Blackburn 2-3 Highlights
16' [0-1] Yakubu (Penalty goal)
51' [0-2] Yakubu
52' [1-2] Dimitar Berbatov
62' [2-2] Dimitar Berbatov
80' [2-3] Grant Hanley
The EPL clash between Manchester United vs Blackburn takes place on Saturday, 31st December 2011 7:45 AM EST at Old Trafford stadium, marking the first meeting of the two clubs this season. Manchester United has played 9 English Premier League matches this season on Old Trafford in which MU has won 7, drawn 1 and lost 1 match. This ranks Manchester United the second place in home team performance in the English Premier League. Meanwhile, Blackburn has played 9 English Premier League games this season away from home, having won 0, drawn 5 and lost 4 matches. This ranks Blackburn 18th in away team performance in the English Premier League.
Manchester United are unbeaten in their last 10 Premier League games against Blackburn, winning seven and drawing three. The latest meeting on 14th May 2011 ended with a draw 1-1. In the last five matches, Manchester United performed well as losing one against Basel with the score Manchester United 1-2 Basel and winning four over Wolves, QPR, Fulham and Wigan Athletic. In contrast, Blackburn was in a weak form, winning one Swansea City. Furthermore, Blackburn only scored one goal in three games over Sunderland, West Bromwich and Bolton in which three teams all scored two. The recent meeting with Liverpool ended with the draw 1-1 on 26th December 2011.
Manchester United vs Blackburn 2011 Highlights: Two teams face to face each other on Saturday, 31st December 2011 at Old Trafford stadium
Man Utd have won the last seven games in all competitions against Rovers at Old Trafford
Manchester United have won 35 and lost just two of their last 39 Premier League matches at Old Trafford
Surely Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic’s career is not under threat after knee injury
The manager Steve Kean confessed that his Blackburn Rovers squad has been "stretched to the absolute limit" by injuries during their relegation battle
However, Steve Kean has promised to make new signings to keep Blackburn up in spite of the club's dire finances
Blackburn have won just one of their last 18 Premier League away games
Manchester United vs Blackburn 31/12/2011 Highlights