Sunderland 0-0 Man Utd: Red Devils again fail away from Old Trafford

Manchester United have again failed on the road, being held to a scoreless draw by Sunderland.

Manchester United have again failed on the road, being held to a scoreless draw by Sunderland.

The Red Devils were outplayed by an unlucky Black Cats outfit who were constantly denied by Edwin van der Sar who was in top form in goals for United.

The draw kept United in 2nd place but Arsenal are only two points behind with today’s derby with Chelsea in hand whilst Sunderland moved up to 10th.

Sunderland: 0
Manchester United: 0

Venue: Stadium of Light, Sunderland
Crowd: 41,709
Referee: Chris Foy
Yellow cards: SU - Michael Turner 90’
MU - Nemanja Vidic 16’, Rafael 90’

Starting Line-Ups

SU
Simon Mignolet (gk), Titus Bramble, Michael Turner, Phillip Bardsley, Nedum Onuoha, Steed Malbranque (Gyan 83’), Jordan Henderson, Lee Cattermole, Boudewijn Zenden (Reid 82’), Ahmed Al Muhammadi, Darren Bent

Subs - Craig Gordon (gk), Andy Reid (82), Anton Ferdinand, Asamoah Gyan (83’), Cristian Riveros, John Mensah, Paulo da Silva

MU
Edwin van der Sar (gk), Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand, John O’Shea, Rafael, Anderson (Bebe 80’), Paul Scholes, Darren Fletcher, Federico Macheda (Hernandez 65’), Michael Owen (Berbatov 45’), Nani

Subs - Tomasz Kuszczak (gk), Dimitar Berbatov (45’), Patrice Evra, Darron Gibson, Chris Smalling, Javier Hernandez (65’), Bebe (80’)

 
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