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Brilliant RVP Skill, Rooney Pass & more GIFs from the Southampton game

Manchester United took full advantage of rival Citys’ dropped points with a hard working 3 points against a spirited and lively Southampton side.

United made their customary start it woul seem this season by allowing the opposition a 1 goal lead, even handing it to them on a plate as a poor back pass allowed the Saints to score within 2 minutes. The Reds didn’t waste much time to level thanks to a superb pass from Shinji Kagawa and a calm  Rooney finish. Rooney scored again thanks to a brilliant assist by Patrice Evra and went into the 2nd half looking to kill off the game. The 3rd goal never came and Southampton to their full credit pushed for an equaliser that United managed to avoid.

“Champions win games when playing badly” Yup, it was one of those.

Still, there were plenty of United highlights, here are my GIFs of the game…

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2/9/12 Southampton v Manchester United: 5 Beautiful GIF Moments

Man United travelled away to newly promoted Southampton in Sir Alex Fergusons 1000th League game in charge, and the game did not disappoint.
Man United came from behind twice to win it in injury time thanks to a Robin van Persie hat trick!

Although United struggled as Southampton battled hard, there were some brilliant moments to enjoy. Here are my picks.

1. Robin van Persie flicked pass

Brilliant piece of skill by Van Persie to flick a first time backheel pass that almost gave Shinji Kagawa a shooting opportunity.

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