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MU canter past Spurs
Danny Welbeck, Anderson and Wayne Rooney were all on target as Manchester United continued their perfect start to the season with a 3-0 victory over Tottenham at Old Trafford here on Monday.
Sir Alex Ferguson once again underlined his confidence in youth with a selection that saw France international Patrice Evra as the only player older than his mid-20s.
Welbeck has been given the opportunity of first-team football after a year on loan at Sunderland.
And he took his chance by opening the scoring for United just after the hour and within 10 minutes he had set up a second goal for Anderson in some style.
Rooney then got on the end of a Ryan Giggs cross to head in late on to make it six points from United’s opening two matches.
United dominated from the start, with Rooney having a header held by Brad Friedel after neat work by Nani.
And Friedel was called into action once again when he turned a low effort from Tom Cleverley around the post.
United’s new goalkeeper David De Gea has been the focus of plenty of attention since his £18.3 million move from Atletico Madrid in the summer.
The Spaniard did little to cool the nerves when he attempted to dribble past Rafael van der Vaart in his area and was fortunate to be caught by the Dutchman’s out-stretched leg.
Niko Kranjcar had a shot deflected wide and Michael Dawson headed on to the bar from the subsequent corner as Tottenham began to settle.
Gareth Bale also cut in from the left and had a low shot held by De Gea as Tottenham continued to have the better chances.
Van der Vaart also skipped past Anderson and Phil Jones before seeing his hopeful 30-yard effort caught by De Gea.
Just before the half hour, Rooney created a fine opportunity with a lofted cross that was headed just wide by Ashley Young.
Van der Vaart was again denied by De Gea just before half time and just after the restart, Young had a low drive held by Friedel after a neat pass from Rooney.
-With The Daily Star input