United defeated Rovers 2 - 0 and get his second consecutive victory in the Premier League. With this result, the Red Devils are only 3 points from the top, though with one-game less.
The Ferguson's babes had no significant inconvenience to overcome a rival low-level. At 31th minutes-of-the-match, Wes Brown get his goal after a confusing episode between Brown and Vida.
In the second half, at 19th minutes, Rooney score his goal to give United a little more of tranquility. Then, Rooney left his place and was replaced by Carlos Tevez, who got a chance to score, before 4 minutes of the final of the match.
In this way, United have 11 points and start their defense of the Premierleague's title.
"We said before the game this is one of most difficult grounds to come to, but it was a really emphatic performance. The confidence was outstanding and everyone was on song. Everyone's use of the ball was spot on and we controlled the match. We missed a lot of chances and it could have been a big score for us." said the United boss after the match.
Van der Sar, Brown, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra (O'Shea 71), Ronaldo, Fletcher, Anderson, Giggs (Tevez 66), Berbatov, Rooney (Park 77).
Subs not used: Amos, Nani, R. Da Silva, Evans.
Goals: Brown 31, Rooney 64.
Referee: Steve Bennett.
Man-of-the-Match: Wayne Rooney.
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