Man U romps, closes gap on Arsenal

Man U romps, closes gap on Arsenal

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Man U romps, closes gap on Arsenal

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney combined for four goals to lead Manchester United to a 5-1 thrashing of Newcastle United, helping Man U close the gap on Arsenal to three points.

Manchester United dominated the Magpies from start to finish as Ronaldo proved unstoppable, setting up Rooney’s opening goal before scoring two of his own to break open the match and put more pressure on Arsenal, which was reeling from its draw to Birmingham and the difficult loss of forward Eduardo Da Silva, who suffered a horrific broken leg.

With 11 matches to go, Manchester United is now three points behind the Gunners with the teams still to meet at Old Trafford on April 13. Will the Red Devils catch Arsenal? Will the Gunners regroup and overcome the loss of Eduardo to hold on to first place? Share your thoughts below.

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