Manchester United 3 Chelsea 0 United Rode their luck to go four clear at the top
Manchester United who was bidding for their fourth successive win to build up a four-point lead at the top of the premier league rode their luck and caught Chelsea on the counter at Old Trafford. As the new all-seater Old Trafford was about to get ready, the 40000 strong crowds witnessed probably start of a new era as the Red Devils neared the elusive title after 26 long years.
United took the lead via Mark Hughes with his 15th goal of the season before Steve Clarke headed Lee Sharpe’s cross right into his own net. Cantona scored the third to seal the three points for United and heap pressure on Aston Villa who had to wait 24 hours in agony before they would have a chance to close the gap back to one point.
Sheffield United 1 Blackburn Rovers 3 – £1.5 million man Gallacher continue fine form to give Dalglish’s Rovers three points
Gyln Hodges gave struggling Sheffield United an eighth minute lead in the crunch clash with Blackburn. Hodges stuck after Kevin Gage’s shot was blocked and the ball fell nicely for the Welshman, who tucked it into the right corner. Rampant United almost got the second goal as the Blackburn defense crumbled but Bobby Mimms produced a fantastic reflax save to keep Dalglish’s men in the contest.
Blackburn equalized soon with former Coventry striker and £1.5 million signing Gallacher scored before the break before setting one up for Mike Newell. Sherwood finished off the match with Rovers’ third goal.
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