Manchester United Wins Manchester Derby Against Man City

Manchester United's Winning Goal Scored by Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney stunned fans and teammates with an amazing goal to put Manchester United ahead of Arsenal in Manchester United victory over Manchester City.

“I think it’s the best goal I’ve ever scored, I saw it coming over and I thought, why not? I was just delighted to see it go in the net and get the three points. Nine times out of 10 they go into the stand… it’s the first overhead kick I’ve scored since turning professional,” said Rooney.

“As soon as I hit it, I knew it was in and it’s definitely the best goal I’ve scored, It was a special feeling. The fans deserve that from me because I’ve not had the best of seasons.”

Rooney's perfect overhead kick gave Manchester United a derby victory against City. Rooney leapt between two defenders and connected with a right-footed strike that went right past goalkeeper Joe Hart.

Roo's spectacular shot in the 78th minute produced his sixth goal of the season for United.

"I was just trying to keep my eye on the ball and to get a good connection," Rooney said. "Luckily it went into the top corner."

The win came after Man Utd's first loss of the league season at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Well funded City is four points behind Arsenal and eight behind United under manager Roberto Mancini.

"It is a significant result and almost certainly rules City out of the title race unless a disaster happens," Rooney said.

Nani put United in front in the 40th.

City equalized in the 64th when Shaun Wright-Phillips crossed for Edin Dzeko.

Berbatov, United's leading scorer, didn't appear until the 67th when the score was 1-1.

Rooney produced the winning goal and Manchester United won the Derby.

"Nani scored a fantastic goal but nobody in their right mind will talk about it because the winner was unbelievable," United manager Alex Ferguson said. "We have had some fantastic goals here but in terms of execution, you will never see that."

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