6 Apr 2009

United go back on top

5:53 am on 6 April 2009

Manchester United have gone back on top of the English Premier Football League after a come from behind victory over Aston Villa at Old Trafford.

United trailled Villa 2-1 and seemed to be heading for a third straight league defeat before Cristiano Ronaldo scored his second to equalise with 10 minutes to play.

17-year-old Federico Macheda scored the winner 4 minutes into time added on, in his debut game.

United lead the table with 68 points from 30 matches, one point more than Liverpool, and they also have a game in hand.

In the day's other game, Everton crushed Wigan Athletic 4-nil at Goodison Park, to remain 6th but they are now just 1 point behind Villa.