Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata both scored braces in a 4-0 mauling of Norwich City.
Ryan Giggs on Saturday recorded the best of starts in his new position as interim manager for Manchester United as he led the Red Devils to a convincing 4-0 win over Norwich City at Old Trafford.
Giggs was brought in to replace the sacked David Moyes and the Welsh man made an instant impact in his new role with the faultless start.
Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata both scored braces in a 4-0 mauling of Norwich City who were without their Nigerian defender, Joseph Yobo.
After initially proving hard to break, the Canneries finally caved in with four minutes left in the first half. The breakthrough for United came from the penalty spot as Rooney scored after a cross escaped three Norwich defenders to reach Danny Welbeck, who was tripped by Steven Whittaker.
Rooney continued from where he stopped in the first half as he doubled the lead inside the first two minutes of the second half by curling a low 20-yard shot in off the post after Norwich players had given him plenty of space in a central position.
It was to be the turn of Juan Mata later on as he netted United’s third goal in the 63rd minute before putting the icing on the cake in the 73rd minute to complete the 4-0 bashing of the Caneries.
According to Opta stats, Manchester United had more shots on target in Saturday’s match than any of their previous Premier League games this season.
The victory nonetheless, United stay seventh with 60 points from 35 games.
In earlier games, Super Eagles striker, Osaze Odemwingie, and his Stoke City teammates were defeated 1-0 at home by Tottenham Hotspur.
It was a different ball game for Victor Anichebe as his team, West Brom, secured a vital 1-0 win over West Ham. Sone Aluko’s Hull City also got a point on the road as they forced Fulham to a 2-2 draw at the Craven cottage.
Southampton handed a 2-0 defeat to Everton while Swansea City trashed Aston Villa 4-1.
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