Premier League analysis
August 25, 2012
By Richard Jolly
It seemed the most enviable of problems: how do you fit Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney into the same side? By leaving the Englishman on the bench and then losing him to injury for a month, Sir Alex Ferguson need not provide an immediate answer. Yet the actual issue is more complicated: how do Van Persie, Rooney and Shinji Kagawa all slot in?
For the second successive game, United showed off their new shape, 4-2-1-3. In effect, it is an attacking ...