Date: 15th September 2012 at 6:31pm
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Alexander Buttner will have done his chances¬†of supplanting as Manchester United’s starting left back no harm after scoring on his debut.

With the midweek tie in mind sent out a under strength team to face Wigan, but it made no difference as romped to a 4-0 win over Roberto Martinez’s.

 saw an early penalty saved after was felled, but always looked threatening and although it took time they finally broke the deadlock through Paul Scholes in the 51st minute.

made up for his miss from 12 yards earlier in the game by slotting in from close range before Alexander Buttner capped an impressive display with a debut goal. The left back rode a number of Wigan challenges before squeezing his effort past Al-Habsi at the near post and Powell also opened his account, stroking the ball past Al-Habsi from 18 yards.

will face tougher challenges than this but with City and Chelsea both dropping points, this could be a good day for Sir Alex’s side.