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Is This Another Turning Point In The Title Race?

When United were trailing Villa 1-2 at Old Trafford after Liverpool had beaten Fulham with a last-gasp goal it looked like the pendulum has swung towards the Scousers irrevocably. They were in form while we looked hopeless, struck down by injuries and bad form.

Fast forward 20 minutes: Kiko Macheda scores a delightful, fabulous winner and changes the complexion of the title race. We're out of our terrible slump, back on winning track. At last we've seen a real Manchester United comeback, just in time when it looked like there's no way back after an alarming dip in form.

I hope it's not a false dawn but if this winner will not inject momentum and confidence into the team then nothing can. A good result and a good showing against Porto can reinforce this effect. Luck has deserted us in recent weeks (while Liverpool had plenty of it all season), hopefully it will return now.

I firmly believe we're back on track. We have 8 games left and this Macheda goal might have dealt a hammer blow to Liverpool's hopes: for once more the destiny of the Premier League title is firmly in Manchester United's hands. We should not relinquish it again.




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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday April 5 2009

Time: 10:09PM

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This 17yr old may have just handed us the title.Its not just the manner in which he scored but the timing,its importance,the celebrations,we all could see how much it meant for us,it was just fantastic.Glory,Glory utd!
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06/04/2009 09:28:00

This 17yr old may have just handed us the title.Its not just the manner in which he scored but the timing,its importance,the celebrations,we all could see how much it meant for us,it was just fantastic.Glory,Glory utd!
abmtd
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06/04/2009 09:28:00

This was the game which could have cost us dearly but now that we have passed this hurdle,we should be all right for sunderland.WAYNE ROONEY,how much do we miss this guy!No more madness pleaseeeeeee!!!!!1
abmtd
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06/04/2009 09:31:00

This was the game which could have cost us dearly but now that we have passed this hurdle,we should be all right for sunderland.WAYNE ROONEY,how much do we miss this guy!No more madness pleaseeeeeee!!!!!1
abmtd
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06/04/2009 09:31:00

I hope things are back on track...the tie with porto will tell...if the back four could regain their confidence then we know we have one extra weapon in attack we could use...as long as we remain solid in defence
ibrahiy
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06/04/2009 19:52:00

I hope things are back on track...the tie with porto will tell...if the back four could regain their confidence then we know we have one extra weapon in attack we could use...as long as we remain solid in defence
ibrahiy
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06/04/2009 19:52:00

Well let's hope so. That win should galvanise the team and spur us on! We have to bag 18 this year!
ForeverUnited
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07/04/2009 18:25:00

Well let's hope so. That win should galvanise the team and spur us on! We have to bag 18 this year!
ForeverUnited
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07/04/2009 18:25:00

Chelsea champion!!!
tanokan1
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21/04/2009 14:24:00

Chelsea champion!!!
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