By Ollie Irish
Not the most convincing performance by Man Utd, but it would seem churlish to pick too many holes in a 3-0 win. However, when you look at how Chelsea demolished another promoted team on Saturday, you can only conclude that once again, Chelsea have the edge over Fergie’s lot. And a clear edge.
Paul Scholes was magic, as he was in the Community Shield, but can he keep it up? With Waye Rooney in the doldrums, it’s up to legends like Scholes and Giggs to drive the team on, though the improved form of Dimitar Berbatov – who looks really up for it in a United shirt, at last – is a clear bonus.
Newcastle had their chances in the first half, when Andy Carroll should have put them ahead but he fluffed his header. In the second half though, they were outclassed. So, those taches stay for now.
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