Select a Team

Prev Game: UEFA Champions League Wed 30th Sep

prev game - Manchester United
team 1 score team 2
Man Utd 2 - 1 Wolfsburg

Next Game: Barclays Premier League Sun 4th Oct

next game - Manchester United
team 1 score team 2
Arsenal 16:00 Man Utd

Double delight for Hernandez

'Chicharito' keen to continue scoring for Red Devils after away triumph

By Elliot Ball.   Last Updated: 24/10/10 8:09pm

  • Share:

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Javier Hernandez was delighted to inspire Manchester United to victory at Stoke while Gary Neville hailed Sunday's 2-1 success.

SKY SPORTS ON SKY There's more live football on Sky Sports than ever before, including the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, England away Euro 2012 qualifiers and La Liga. With four live Sky Sports channels, as well as Sky Sports News, you'll never miss a moment on Sky. Click here for more.

The striker netted twice to give Sir Alex Ferguson's men a first away win of the Premier League season at the end of an extraordinary week dominated by headlines surrounding fellow forward Wayne Rooney.

Rooney initially told the Red Devils he wanted to leave Old Trafford before penning a new five-year deal on Friday.

And Rooney will have been glad to see his team-mate take some of the headlines away from him as he celebrated his 25th birthday.

No heroes

Hernandez told Sky Sports afterwards: "We were very happy with the result. We know about Stoke's style and are delighted.

"I'm working a lot because I want to stay here a long time and win a lot of tournaments."

On the first goal, an impressive 27th-minute header, he added: "I jumped and saw the ball behind me and tried to head it towards the goal.

"I don't remember doing it in training. It's a good goal but the most important thing is the result. Here there are no heroes, it is about the team.

"My team-mates trust in me and all the staff too. It's an unbelievable opportunity for me to play with the biggest team in the world."


Neville was incredibly fortunate not to be sent off at the end of the first half when referee Andre Marriner declined to show him a second yellow card for a rash challenge on Stoke's Matthew Etherington.

And the veteran defender said afterwards: "It was important we won, drawing so many away games has not been so good.

"When Tuncay's goal went in we thought 'oh no, not again' so the winner was fantastic.

"I'm disappointed having to come off at half-time. I want to get my season going and I wanted to play 90 minutes today - but it's a great result for us."

  • Share:


Related Profiles

Most Popular


Gabriel v Martial battle

Gabriel v Martial battle

Why Gabriel's tussle with Anthony Martial could be the key battle when Arsenal take on Man Utd.

What's Rooney's role?

What's Rooney's role?

Thirteen years on from his first senior goal, we look at Wayne Rooney’s struggle for form.

Mata back to his best?

Mata back to his best?

We take a closer look at Juan Mata's impressive start to the season with Manchester United.

Missing Men

Play Missing Men

Manchester United

Man Utd's 0-0 draw with Tottenham in 2005