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Rooney & Man Utd denied title despite victory

Sunderland 0-1 Man Utd

  • 13 May 2012: Manchester United need to win at Sunderland to put pressure on Man City, and Wayne Rooney heads them in front early on.
  • 13 May 2012: Rooney wheels away to celebrate - and as things stand with Man City drawing, United are top of the table.
  • 13 May 2012: United go looking for a second goal to kill the match off, but Rooney is shackled by Sunderland's Jack Colback.
  • 13 May 2012: Sunderland miss a good chance of their own through Fraizer Campbell, who battles for possession with Patrice Evra here.
  • 13 May 2012: But Man Utd, although Rooney misses a sitter in the second half, win the match 1-0. It's over to Man City...
  • 13 May 2012: News of City's injury-time victory is met with disbelief by the Man Utd players, who are denied the Barclays Premier League title.

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