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Old Trafford (ATT 75,582) 15th December 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: C Foy

Man Utd Manchester United vs Sunderland S'land

Man Utd 3

R van Persie (16)
T Cleverley (19)
W Rooney (59)


S'land 1

F Campbell (72)

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  1. 93

    Ferguson is up and out the dug-out to shake hands with counterpart O'Neill, United's six-point lead at the top restored.

  2. 92

    Sessegnon, again, looking to lead from the front with a surge down the left, but the final ball lack the required finesse to make this a dramatic finish.

  3. 91

    Young's teasing ball into the box beats Rooney, but almost finds an unmarked Valencia at the far post with an open goal agonisingly gone a-begging.

  4. 90

    As the official on the touchline signals three minutes of added time, Untied continue to press forward in the hope of putting away O'Neill's charges at the death.

  5. 89

    The Red Devils break out down the left flank with Young leading the charge, but the England flyer is bundled over and poached of the ball before getting off a pass to a waiting Rooney.

  6. 88

    Evra gives away an attacking free-kick after rash challenge, but the Black Cats fail to really capitalise from out on the right touchline into the box.

  7. 87

    McFadden's ball across the face of goal beats every one, including his own players with an open goal at their mercy.

  8. 86

    Van Persie, again, soars inside the area to make a headed attempt on goal but his effort is wide of the mark.

  9. 85

    James McFadden make his appearance with Colback going the other way to the bench.

  10. 84

    Valencia gets a bit of a talking to for a late challenge on Jack Colback.

  11. 83

    The Red Devils trying to kill off the game on the counter, Giggs eventually taking aim form range but the Welshman's attempt is wide of the mark.

  12. 82

    Wickham, again, with a shot on goal that this time test De Gea. the Spaniard making a fine stop with his legs from close-range.

  13. 81

    United's latest counter-attack sees Valencia burst down the right only for the cover defence to close him down.

  14. 80

    The Black Cats manage to hold off United and launch an attack of their own, culminating Gardner's attempt from the left that doesn't worry De Gea too much.

  15. 79

    Van Persie coolly tees up an onrushing Scholes inside the are off a one-two, but ginger-haired attacker is cut down before getting a shot off.

  16. 78

    Bramble does well to get across the back and cut off Rooney's breakout down the right.

  17. 77

    The Red Devils doing what they can to contain this late fightback from the visitors.

  18. 76

    United withstand another Sunderland barrage, this time it's Bramble popping up the 18-yard area to cause some problems.

  19. 75

    Jones, again, being called into action as the United defender throws his legs at Campbell's effort on goal form the right of the area.

  20. 74

    Jones manages to hold Sessegnon as the Cats man continues to make a nuisance of himself at the late stage of this match.

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