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Manchester United
2 - 0
Wigan Athletic

Premier League

Old Trafford

20/11/10 3pm

Attendance: 74,181

Referee: Martin Atkinson

Manchester UnitedWigan Athletic
Evra 45, Hernandez 77 minutes
Edwin Van der Sar     Ali Al-Habsi    
Rafael Da Silva     Steve Gohouri    
Nemanja Vidic     Antolin Alcaraz    
Rio Ferdinand     Steven Caldwell    
Patrice Evra     Maynor Figueroa    
Luis Nani     Hendry Thomas    
Darren Fletcher     Momo Diame    
Michael Carrick     64 Ronnie Stam     80
Ji-Sung Park     56 Jordi Gomez     58
Gabriel Obertan     Charles N'Zogbia     80
Federico Macheda     56 Hugo Rodallega    
Substitutes
Tomasz Kuszczak     Mike Pollitt    
John O'Shea     Victor Moses     58
Wayne Rooney     56 Callum McManaman    
Ryan Giggs     Franco Di Santo     80
Paul Scholes     56 Mauro Boselli    
Javier Hernandez     64 James McArthur     80
Jonny Evans     Ben Watson    
Game Statistics
17
Goal Attempts
10
12
On Target
4
11
Corners
1
11
Fouls
15
0
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
2
65
%
35
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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Saturday November 20 2010
Time: 5:07PM

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How bad/bent was Atkinson
worbo
20/11/2010 17:10:00
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Atkinson didnt dive in with both feet, nor did he commit two stupid fouls. All he did was punish the players who did. He might well of done us a favour, Rodallega will thankfully be out for the next three games. N'Zogbia was the best player on the park and if we could find a striker worthy of the name who can turn the chances Zog creates into goal we might just have the slightest chance of keeping him. I cant help but think that if an experienced premiership manager had this group of players we would not be in the bottom three.
Standish mon
20/11/2010 17:34:00
0
What Atkinson didnt do was punish Vidic for shoving Rodallega has he was heading the ball in the box, then right on half time he didnt punish Vidic for bring down N'Zogbia when he was running into the Man U area...both were bookings..Vidic off, didnt happen, thats why he's bent, one rule for one side one for another
worbo
20/11/2010 17:38:00
0
Listen, every ref in the prem is bent, a liar and the devil incarnate if he doesnt give every decision to any particular fans team. Get used to it, live with it and lets not be so biased. Latics played well but if they need the help of the ref all the time then they are in big trouble. Maybe someone who can put the ball in the net would help. Roberto's two 'goal machines' as he keeps telling us that is what they are, could certainly do with some oil.
Standish mon
20/11/2010 18:36:00
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Just a pity then that he could give the three decisions that changed the game...still I agree if we score goals then there are no problems, maybe Di Santo getting a run of at least three games will help his confidence in front of goal whilst Hugo is on the sidelines
worbo
20/11/2010 19:00:00
0
We are not asking for any help from the referee, just a level playing field for all the less fashionable/small clubs. Surely that's not too hard to understand is it. I'm fairly sure Tony Pulis would share a similar view point. As for the ref doing us a favour sending off Rodders, well I'm fairly sure its detrimental to play with 9 men rather than 10 but maybe thats just my view.
rgreavesr
20/11/2010 19:11:00
0
Time after time we all see refs in the premiership favouring the 'big' teams, and especially Man utd. That's not being biased, that's an opinion that has been formed over countless years watching football and marvelling at some atrocious decisions against the 'smaller' teams.
aidymac
20/11/2010 20:11:00
0
Utd are getting a new kit at Christmas. Black shirt, Black shorts, Black socks and a whistle.
wigginer
20/11/2010 21:04:00
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