Manchester United vs Norwich City 2-0 Highlights
68' [1-0] Anderson
87' [2-0] Danny Welbeck
Manchester United have a dramatic match against Norwich City during the seventh round of English Premiere League at the Old Trafford on 1st October 2011 to protect their first No. 1 position.
In the eight EPL clashes between two teams, the Red Devils have won six times and drawn one, with all 13 goals scored before the 60th minute. The Canaries only achieved a 2-0 victory in April 2005.
Last week, M.U. shared a point with Stoke, while Norwich City defeated Sunderland 2-1 and took the ninth spot, surpassing some strong rivals like Everton and Arsenal.
Man Utd: Anders Lindegaard, Phil Jones, Patrice Evra, Jonny Evans, Antonio Valencia, Darren Fletcher, Nani (Ryan Giggs, 64), Anderson (Rio Ferdinand, 77), Park Ji-Sung, Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernández (Danny Welbeck, 65).
Norwich: John Ruddy, Russell Martin, Leon Barnett, Kyle Naughton, Marc Tierney, Wes Hoolahan (Chris Martin, 85), Elliott Bennett (Andrew Crofts, 74), Bradley Johnson, David Fox (Simeon Jackson, 74), Anthony Pilkington, Steve Morison.
Manchester United vs Norwich City Highlights: A dramatic match at the Old Trafford
Manchester United have won up to 31 out of 33 consecutive EPL matches at Old Trafford and lost just one, while Norwich City have not won three EPL games in a row since October 1993.
Manchester United have allowed their opponents more shots (85) against them than any other Premier League club this season
Man United have kept just two clean sheets in their last 10 Premier League matches
Wayne Rooney has scored 10 goals in his last six EPL starts, and six goals in his last eight EPL matches at Old Trafford
Norwich City has made impressive performances since it returned to the Premier League on Aug 13, 2011. The two victories over Sunderland (2-1) and Bolton (1-0) is a special gift for those who love Norwich and of course for the players.
Anderson headed in on 68 minutes
This season, new goalkeeper David de Gea hasn’t disappointed Manchester United fans by his excellent performances, particularly a number of fine saves in the 1-1 draw against Stoke City. Winger Ashley Young has made a league-leading five goal assists.
Winger Ashley Young has produced his best performance this season
Danny Welbeck, who scored four goals in seven games for Manchester United this season including two in the 3-3 Champions League draw with Basel on Tuesday, spoke with confidence that: “I hope I have done enough to play against Norwich. We have some great strikers at the club and whoever is in there will give it 100 per cent. I just hope I get my chances.”
Danny Welbeck, center, celebrates scoring his third goal in a week during the English Premier League soccer match Manchester United vs Norwich City at Old Trafford Stadium on 1st October 2011
Manchester United vs Norwich City