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Van Persie hails 'special' derby

December 9, 2012
Robin van Persie hailed his late winner as a special way to win the Manchester derby.

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The Dutchman's deflected injury-time free-kick earned United a 3-2 win at the Etihad Stadium after City had come back from 2-0 down. Wayne Rooney's first-half brace put the visitors in command, but goals from Yaya Toure and Pablo Zabaleta got City back on terms.

"We had a really good ...

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