Date: 1st January 2013 at 7:06pm
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Javier Hernandez celebrates scoring against WiganHaving beaten Wigan 4-0 this afternoon, recorded their second consecutive clean sheet. 

have struggled to keep the ball out of the back of their net this season, but with the return of seemingly has come defensive stability (even though he didn’t play today).

And whilst it has caused concern, is hoping for to continue to improve their defensive record without drawing too much attention to it:

“Don’t mention that for goodness sake,” said Ferguson when a reporter highlighted their second clean sheet on the trot. “Don’t tell anybody.

“No, we’re delighted about that.”

Whilst may be improving defensively  at the other end of the pitch United have been firing and today saw braces for both and Robin Van Persie and paid tribute to both strikers:

“We knew we were getting a top player who would make a difference to the team. That is why we went for him.

“Robin is a completely rounded footballer. He has great international experience, he’s played for for seven years and he came to us at the very peak of his career.

“His ability to make and take goals is fantastic.

“His play for his first goal was absolutely magnificent, his turn, his balance, no drawback, just side footed it in. It was a really good goal.”

Of Hernandez, said:

“Since Javier came, he has shown he is a penalty-box player.

“He is tremendous. He latches onto things. He is brilliant.”