RWB) Antonio Valencia – 7.0
A constant threat down the right, his pace and power causing real problems.
CM) Michael Carrick – 7.5
The veteran midfielder kept things ticking over in midfield.
CM) Wayne Rooney – 9.0
A real Man of the Match performance, two goals and an assist from his deeper midfield role.
LWB) Ashley Young – 7.5
A fantastic wing-back display from Young, his crosses causing all sorts of problems for Alan Pardew’s side.