Now we have all over stuffed on all the eatables and drinkables, unwrapped our presents and got bored of them it’s time to get down to business, 3 points against Steve Bruce’s Sunderland.
The game in October was a tough affair as they ran us ragged and we were fortunate enough to get a point up at the Stadium of Light but things have changed and whilst not flying we are looking a lot more like the Manchester United we all know and love.
In our first match since the 1-0 victory over Arsenal on the 13th, Fletcher is notably absent, Sir Alex has called on Giggs in Nani’s absence whilst there is a recall for Berbatov to partner Rooney up front:
First XI: VDS, Rafael, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Park, Carrick, Anderson, Giggs, Rooney, Berbatov
Subs : Kuzszczak, Neville, Smalling, Hernandez, Macheda, Gibson, Bébé.
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