Alex Ferguson is confident his Manchester United squad will hold their nerve to close out the Premiership title battle after watching them edge closer to the finishing line with a clinical win over struggling Sheffield United. The United manager was unhappy with the challenge by Colin Kazim-Richards that sent Patrice Evra to hospital for a scan on a calf injury.
Liverpool's thoughts appeared to be on their eagerly-anticipated Champions' League semifinal with Chelsea as they ground out a tedious goalless draw with Manchester City at Eastlands on Saturday. In front of the biggest crowd at this stadium this season, 45 883, City stretched their run of play without a goal to nine hours and 20 minutes at home.
A convincing 4-0 home victory for Liverpool against Fulham on Saturday maintained the club's recent Premiership improvement and featured Jamie Carragher's first league goal in nearly eight years. The Liverpool and England defender scored his team's second goal as they amassed three in 12 minutes early in the second half to kill off a dogged Fulham team.