Date: 26th October 2011 at 12:45am
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Manchester took to the field against Aldershot today with the humbling defeat against fresh in their minds and produced a professional result to progress to the quarter finals.

As expected Sir Alex fielded a much changed side, as he normally does for Carling Cup ties, blending youth with experience and allowing those who need minutes to get them.

Vidic, who looked a tad off the boil against Otelul last week, started along side in the heart of defence with again starting, this time at left back, and on the right.

returned from the injury he picked up against Bolton at the start of the season in midfield and Dimitar Berbatov played his first game in nearly a month after last appearing against FC Basel.

The Bulgarian looked hungry to prove his worth and got his name on the scoresheet  in the 14th minute after some neat passing between Cleverley and Park.

He then turned provider laying the ball off to who carried on his fine goals to game record and an Antonio Valencia cracker sealed the game after the break.

There was time for Paul Pogba to make another performance in midfield as well as and the precocious Ravel Morrison to make their first team debuts (zero touches against Wolves doesn’t constitute a debut!) too as Aldershot battled bravely but ultimately in vain.