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Man Utd 3-2 Liverpool, Premier League: Top 10 Photos – Berbatov Scores Immense Hat-Trick

By Ollie Irish

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Manchester United's Nani (left) and Liverpool's Paul Konchesky battle for the ball

Photos: PA

Hi folks – you well? I’m back after a long weekend away in Cork for a friend’s wedding, during which time I consumed too much Guinness and sneaked into a pub to watch Sunday’s big game – the All-Ireland football final, in which Cork overcame a dismal first-half display to roar back and beat Down by the narrowest of margins. Up the Rebels!

Anyway, I digress a little… before that I watched Manchester United beat Liverpool, or rather I watched Dimitar Berbatov beat Liverpool. Berba has really come of age in a United shirt now – at this rate he must be judged as their No.1 striker, especially as Wayne Rooney is more versatile and therefore liable to be moved around into whatever round hole is going spare (Wazza finished Sunday’s game on the left wing, specifically in the corner wasting time and wasting it rather well too).

The Bulgarian’s hat-trick was very special, with a stunning overhead kick the jewel in between two expertly taken headers. Is it too far-fetched to suggest that the Theatre of Dreams just found a new Cantona? Yeah, almost certainly, but there’s no doubt that Berba has the X Factor that Rooney plainly lacks.

Liverpool fans should not kid themselves either – their team deserved to lose and were rather lucky to lose by only one goal. United thumped them for 80 minutes but couldn’t take their chances, whilst Liverpool simply capitalised on a purple patch. Again, I have to feel a little sorry for Steven Gerrard, who is just a class above most of his team-mates; it can’t be any fun trying to play a one-two with Paul Konchesky, for example.

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By Ollie Irish on September 20th, 2010 in Featured, Liverpool, Man Utd, Photos, Top 10s & lists. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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5 Responses to “Man Utd 3-2 Liverpool, Premier League: Top 10 Photos – Berbatov Scores Immense Hat-Trick”

  1. yuan says:

    man utd is sulk team! Man utd player like to cheat! fergie should eat his boot! Fergie, ore wa teme yaro baka!

  2. La goulue says:

    Poor konchesky, you’re dressing him down just after one bad game. And that was against the most devilish team on earth !
    Give him a break, please. Let him breathe the fresh air of Anfield, I think he’ll do all right against Sunderland

  3. Jay says:

    What twat decided those were the top10 pics?

  4. Mr. Angry says:

    nani is a cheating mother fucker

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