Man Utd midfielder Carrick collects hamstring strain

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick collected a hamstring strain in victory over Sunderland.

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick collected a hamstring strain in victory over Sunderland.

After the game, manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed defender Rafael had missed only his second Premier League game of the season with a tight hamstring, which was also the complaint that forced Carrick off at half-time.

United cruised to a 3-1 win on the day.

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