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Reserves: United 1 Liverpool 0 – Gabby’s golden goal puts Reds on the brink of glory

Posted by nickogs20 on April 14, 2010


April 13th 2010, 7pm
Moss Lane, Altrincham

Man Utd Liverpool
Manchester United Reserves 1-0 Liverpool Reserves
Obertan 44

 
United are within touching distance of the Barclays Premier Reserve League North title after Gabriel Obertan’s glorious first-half strike clinched a 1-0 win over nearest challengers Liverpool.

With the Merseysiders trailing United by six points but having two games in hand heading into the game at Moss Lane, this meeting of fierce North West rivals was understandably billed as a title decider and was every bit as cagey and close-fought as you would expect from such an encounter. It took a stunning effort from Obertan on the brink of half-time to divide the two teams, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were good value for their win and now need just four points from their final two league games to clinch a first Northern section title in four years.

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