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Man Utd boss Ferguson: Young stunning, absolutely brilliant

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was delighted with two-goal Ashley Young after victory at Tottenham.

United scored completely against the run of play through Wayne Rooney before a sublime Ashley Young double sealed the points.

Ferguson said: "We needed the second goal, really, to get us home. That killed them, really.

"First goal, right on half-time, also I think was a killer blow for them. They'd be sitting in the dressing room wondering how they were 1-0 down.

"It's an incredible result for us. Okay, after the second goal, we played very well, and the third goal was a magnificent effort by Ashley Young, absolutely brilliant effort, stunning shot.

"Unfair on Tottenham, no question about that - they played very well.

"But in context of all the teams who've come here, you can see why it's such a great result for us."

Tottenham scored a consolation through substitute Jermain Defoe and also had an Emmanuel Adebayor goal controversially ruled out when the game was still 0-0.

Ferguson said: "The ball was going in and he stopped it from going in the net. I don't know why he's done that.

"But he definitely handballed it."

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