United 3 Stoke 2

Old Trafford, Saturday 26 October
Barclay Premier League

United: De Gea; Smalling (Valencia 76), Evans, Jones, Evra; Nani (Januzaj 57), Carrick, Cleverley (Hernandez 67), Kagawa; Rooney, Van Persie. Subs: Lindegaard, Rafael, Young, Fellaini.

Stoke: Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Huth, Pieters; Walters, Palacios (Whelan 69), Ireland, Nzonzi, Arnautovic (Wilson 49); Crouch. Subs: Sorensen, Jones, Adam, Assaidi, Wilkinson.

, Report by Mark Froggatt
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Blog: Old Trafford drama

game just before half-time, only to concede from a poor free-kick. That put us on a downer at half-time. But, I said to the players, ‘look, your job is to go and win the game, you are well capable of doing it’ and in the end, we needed all of the substitutes to help us and they made a difference."

17:00 I'm about to head down to the press conference room, where David Moyes will address the media in the next half an hour or so. I'll post his post-match comments in this blog as soon as I possibly can, but before then, why not read Steve Bartram's match report?

16:55 Well, quite simply, that match was representative of why we all love Manchester United. It was disappointing, frustrating and amazing all at the same time.The Reds did brilliantly to come from behind and that comeback will live long in the memory for everyone involved. 


95: That's it! The referee has called time on today's match and United have clinched a memorable comeback win thanks to goals from Van Persie, Rooney and Chicharito. 

94: Valencia enters the book for time wasting as the clocks ticks on at the Theatre of Dreams.

90: There will be five minutes of added time at Old Trafford. Can the Reds hold on and seal a remarkable win?

88: You might have noticed that I've mentioned the name Januzaj a lot since his introduction. Well, that's because he's been magnificent, showing the levels of courage and ambition that have made him one of the most exciting prospects in the English game. His urgency is absolutely infectious. 

85: Encouragingly, instead of sitting back, United are pressing for a fourth goal and look determined to grab it. In the last minute, the Reds have earned three corners, the last of which resulted in Januzaj bending an ambitious shot over the crossbar.

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