Goal of the Day: Berbatov’s five-star show
Background: United were anticipating a tricky encounter against Sam Allardyce’s doughty Blackburn side, while Sir Alex and co knew a win would send us clear at the top of the table for the first time in the 2010/11 season. It took just two minutes for the Reds to grab the lead and we were three ahead inside 23 minutes, with Dimitar Berbatov helping himself to two of those.
Reaction: Sir Alex hailed Berba’s goal haul as ‘a fantastic achievement’, while the man himself said:
“I can't believe I scored five in a game, but it happened. I have scored that many before but it was a long time ago, back home in Bulgaria. As a striker, people do tend only to look at the goals you score. I am more concerned with how I play but today was all about goals for me.“
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MUTV is showing the 2010/11 home game against Blackburn at 11:30 GMT today (Wednesday) and it will later be available on demand from the channel's website and app.