Leeds 0 Manchester United 3: Owen at the double as Reds ease past old rivals

20 September 2011 08:35
Manchester United's old guard cruised into the fourth round with a comprehensive win over Leeds United in the Carling Cup.[LNB]Michael Owen and Ryan Giggs shone as Sir Alex Ferguson's much-changed side taught their old rivals a lesson in finishing.[LNB]Owen set United on their way after 15 minutes with a neat finish before he doubled his tally with a stunning strike from the edge of the box.[LNB]Giggs added a third before the break when he fired into the net from a tight angle.[LNB]More to follow...[LNB] Let's get the party started: Michael Owen slots the ball home to put Manchester United in front[LNB]MATCH FACTSLeeds: Lonergan, Lees, Bromby, O'Dea, White, Snodgrass, Clayton, Howson, McCormack (Nunez 66), Becchio (Forssell 52), Keogh (Vayrynen 52). [LNB]Subs not used: Rachubka, O'Brien, Brown, Taylor.[LNB]Man Utd: Amos, Valencia, Carrick, Fryers, Fabio Da Silva, Park, Diouf (Welbeck 70), Giggs (Pogba 46), Owen, Berbatov, Macheda (Cole 77). [LNB]Subs not used: De Gea, Brown, Keane, Thorpe.[LNB]Referee: Mike Jones.[LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB][LNB] Off and running: Owen (centre) celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Leeds[LNB] [LNB] You beauty! Owen fires in his second goal to double United's advantage against Leeds[LNB] [LNB] Duel: Owen (left) challenges Leeds United's Jonathan Howson during the Carling Cup third round tie[LNB] Hands off! Luciano Becchio of Leeds is tackled by Ji-Sung Park of Manchester United (left)[LNB] Ryan Giggs (second left) celebrates scoring United's third goal just befoere half time at Elland Road[LNB] Crunch: Leeds' Aidan White is tackled by Mame Diouf during United's win at Elland Road[LNB] United striker Hernandez set for swift recovery after 'reckless' Cole tackleCARLING CUP LIVE: Follow all the action as it happens from the third roundRef rage! Villas-Boas makes complaint about officials after Man United loss Remember when they all took the Carling Cup seriously?All the latest Manchester United news, features and opinion[LNB]

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