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Manchester United storm back to steal Redknapp's thunder

Published on Nov 25, 2012 6:04 AM
 
A quick-fire three-goal salvo saw Manchester United come from behind to beat Harry Redknapp's new club Queens Park Rangers 3-1 on Saturday, propelling them to the top of the Premier League. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (AFP) - A quick-fire three-goal salvo saw Manchester United come from behind to beat Harry Redknapp's new club Queens Park Rangers 3-1 on Saturday, propelling them to the top of the Premier League.

Incoming QPR manager Redknapp was present at Old Trafford, hours after his appointment as the successor to Mark Hughes was confirmed, and he saw his new charges take a shock lead in the 52nd minute.

Kieron Dyer's cross-shot from the left was palmed out by Anders Lindegaard and Jamie Mackie found the roof of the net from close range.

After losing at Norwich City and Galatasaray in their last two outings, United were staring at the prospect of a third consecutive defeat, but three goals in the space of eight minutes saw them roar into the lead.

 
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