Manchester United vs. Reading: 6 Things We Learned

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Manchester United vs. Reading: 6 Things We Learned
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Wayne Rooney

The script was written for Manchester United's Wayne Rooney to score again against Reading, but that doesn't mean he played well.

Indeed, some of the things we learned were not conducive to United walking away with the Premier League title.

Nevertheless, they say that great teams win ugly, and that is what United did. Reading were workmanlike, but frankly on this form they are already "dead and buried" in the Premier League. So sacking January's Manager of the Month, Brian McDermott, seems to have been pointless.

And that's how the "Royals" left Old Trafford. But luckily for United, Manchester City left Goodison Park in the same condition, so their title challenge seems to be equally doomed.

But it's not all over "till the fat lady sings..."

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