London, United Kingdom
Javier Hernandez and Dimitar Berbatov calmly slotted their penalty kicks and the Manchester United took a 2-0 victory at the expense of Stoke City Tuesday night at Old Trafford.
The Red Devils posted another impressive win Tuesday, toppling Stoke City behind two penalty shots and solid defense down the stretch.
Hernandez scored the first goal of the game with his penalty kick shot in the 38th minute. Minutes into the second half, Berbatov doubled the Red Devils scores by calmly slotting the ball to the bottom corner.
Manchester United goaltender Ben Amos had a solid game, stopping two shots in the victory.
The win improved the Red Devils regular-season record to 17-3-3 (54 pts), keeping them in pace for the English Premier League title along with rival Manchester City (17-3-3, 54 pts), and Tottenham (15-4-4, 49 pts).
Stoke City fell to 8-6-9 (30 points) as they sit in the middle of the pack along with Newcastle (10-6-6, 36 pts) and Everton (8-5-10, 29 pts).
In other English Premier League matches, Liverpool toppled Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0, Tottenham Hotspur pummeled Wigan Athletic 3-1; Everton nipped Manchester City 1-0; and Chelsea played to a 1-1 draw with Swansea City.
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