Manchester United conquer Stoke City, 2-1, in the Premier League at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, Tuesday (12/02/2014). Juan Mata became the hero wins Manchester United on goal in the second half.
Manchester United to open the scoring first. In the 21st minute, a cross Ander Herrera greeted Maroaune Fellaini's header that could not be stopped Stoke goalkeeper, Asmir Begovic.
However, the advantage of Manchester United were dashed in the 39th minute. A hard kick from distance Steven N'Zonzi lodged in the corner of goalkeeper David de Gea.
Until the end of the first half, the score stayed 1-1 at Old Trafford.
Entering the second half, Manchester United back ahead on the Potters. Is Juan Mata who scored Manchester United's second goal of the match. The final result of 2-1 last until the game was over.
This victory secured Manchester United's position in the top four of the Premier League standings. Manchester United are now collecting 25 points from 14 matches.
As for Stoke, his position was still in 12th with 15 points from 14 matches.
Manchester United: 1-David de Gea; 12-Chris Smalling, 16-Michael Carrick, 5-Marcos Rojo; 25-Antonio Valencia, 21-Ander Herrera (24-Darren Fletcher 86), 31-Marouane Fellaini, 18-Ashley Young; 8-Juan Mata (11-Adnan Januzaj 90 + 2); 49-James Wilson (9-Radamel Falcao 78), 20-Robin van Persie
Manager: Louis van Gaal
Stoke City: Asmir Begovic-1; 2-Phil Bardsley, 17-Ryan Shawcross, 12-Marc Wilson, 3-Erik Pieters; 20-Geoff Cameron, 15-Steven N'Zonzi; 18-Mame Biram Diouf, 7-Stephan Ireland (10-Marko Arnautovic 82), 24-Ousama Assaidi (25-Peter Crouch 77); 27-Bojan Krkic
Manager: Mark Hughes
Referee: Jonathan Moss