Manchester United beat Stoke City 1-0

Manchester United beat a dogged Stoke City team 1-0 at the Brittania Stadium this afternoon thanks to a Carlos Tevez goal in the 83rd minute.

United were made to work hard for the win against a Stoke side that battled for every ball and caused havoc in the opposing penalty area any time that Rory Delap was given the opportunity to launch one of his trademark long throws into the box.

The Potters looked set to pick up a point until defender Andy Wilkinson was sent off for a second bookable offence on 72 minutes. United then pressed home their advantage against the ten men and when substitute Dimitar Berbatov's shot fell to Tevez in the six yard box the Argentine striker made no mistake to steal all three points.

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