Ruthless Red Devils cut for glory after easy win

WAYNE ROONEY and Robin van Persie were in the goals again on Saturday as Manchester United were cut to 8-15 for the Premier League after a 3-1 success over struggling Sunderland.

Both United strikers found the net as Sir Alex Ferguson’s side maintained their six-point lead over arch-rivals City, who won 3-1 at Newcastle. Roberto Mancini’s men are 9-4 with Ladbrokes to retain their title.

Bottom club QPR held on to claim their first win of the season against Fulham and Harry Redknapp’s team are out to 8-11 to be relegated.

Aston Villa have drifted to 4-1 for the drop with Boylesports and Ladbrokes after triumphing 3-1 at Liverpool, who are 12th and 10-1 with the Magic Sign to finish in the bottom half after suffering their fifth league defeat of the season.

Match in Focus

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Fulham v Charlton

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Charlton have drawn four of their six away league matches this season
Expert verdict
Fulham are finally finding their feet after an awful start to the season, winning four of their last six matches, and the Cottagers can win this London derby. Charlton impressed early on in the campaign but they are starting to go backwards and the blistering start may have been a bit of a false dawn.

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