Man Utd 2-1 Marseille: Chicharito At The Double (With Photos)

Chris Wright

16th, March 2011

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By Chris Wright

Despite not being wholly convincing on the evening, Manchester United marched into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 2-1 victory over Marseille at Old Trafford last night courtesy of a brace from their poacher incarnate, Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez.

By our slightly dubious calculation, that makes it 16 goals from 18 goal-bound attempts in only 17 starts for Hernandez not bad for a maiden campaign, not bad at all.

A late Wes Brown own-goal may

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  1. George says:

    Where did you get the 16 goals from 18 attempts from? Just thinking about the Arsenal game, he had at least 2 on target shots (that I can remember) that didn’t go in. Does that mean every single other shot he’s taken has gone in? That’s surely not true.

  2. Chris says:

    We could be wrong as no actual fact-checking took place, but before scoring two goals from two attempts last night, the stat doing the rounds was that Chicharito had notched 14 goals from 16 shots on target this season.

  3. George says:

    Okay fair play. I’m not entirely convinced, but I’ll take your word for it.

  4. emmy mu says:

    these are well gud pics

  5. George says:

    According to football365, Hernandez conversion rate is 65%. That’s still ridiculously good, but not quite 16/18.

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