MANCHESTER – Manchester United striker Robin van Persie admitted very pleased with his team achieved an important victory over Newcastle United. Not just win, Van Persie also contributed a goal in the Boxing Day game.
The Red Devils had received a pretty fierce resistance in the first 30 minutes, but in the end they could subvert the Magpies with a convincing score of 3-1. The win was the seventh achievement of the last eight games.
“It’s important victory against Newcastle on Boxing Day. Thanks to everyone who came to the stadium and the fans around the world who have always supported us!” Van Persie wrote on his Twitter account, reported Squawka Football News, Sunday (12/28/2014).
Now the United maintain a distance with the second position, Manchester City, as well as widen the distance with Southampton in the top four of the Premier League standings 2014-2015.