It might not have been as glamorous as their 4-1 drubbing in the FA Cup only last week, but Manchester United's 1-0 win over Fulham this weekend in the English Premier League gave the Red Devils the exact same thing as last week—victory.
And if you asked Sir Alex Ferguson before the match, he would no doubt have happily walked away from Craven Cottage with a 1-0 victory over Martin Jol's men in hand.
There wasn't the plethora of goals that we've come to expect from United this year, nor were there the defensive frailties that so often have followed this season as well. What we got was a squad simply going to work and getting the job done—extending their lead in the title race in the process.
Still, there was plenty for the Red Devils to take away from their 1-0 win this weekend. Here are five big positives for United in the victory over Fulham.