Here’s our detailed take on United’s remarkable 5-0 win at Bayer Leverkusen…
Goals Rooney was behind both first-half goals as his cross allowed Valencia to steal in and open the scoring while a dangerous set-piece was headed into his own net by Emir Spahic eight minutes later. Jonny Evans touched in after Bernd Leno kept out a Rooney effort and another assist by the centre-forward allowed Chris Smalling to grab number four. Nani's cheeky fifth, from a Ryan Giggs through ball, was a moment of sheer class.
Star men MUTV pundits Lee Sharpe and David May opted for Evans, Shinji Kagawa and Valencia as their Man of the Match nominees with Kagawa coming out on top but Rooney was also in irrepressible form once again. Giggs impressed in central midfield and, as you would expect from a 5-0 victory, everybody performed superbly.
Sub-plots Many fans were pleased to see Kagawa start in his preferred central role and the Japan international did not disappoint on his return to Germany. Home coach Sami Hyypia's