Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/10/13
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he changed his mind over the make-up of his starting XI for Sunday's game with Everton following Manchester City's loss at Southampton. City's 3-1 defeat at St Mary's meant United knew a win on Sunday would take them 12 points clear of their fierce rivals in the Premier League table with 12 games remaining. Despite the temptation to rest players ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League last 16 first-leg tie at Real Madrid, Ferguson selected a strong side and was rewarded with a 2-0 win over the Toffees. When asked if he changed his mind over his starting line-up, Ferguson told Sky Sports: "Yes I did. I thought I'd make seven changes but when the City result happened yesterday I thought it would be a more important game today for us because it gives us a comfortable lead. "We knew if we got a result today it would put us in a fantastic position. We can make changes later in the season." Ryan Giggs was selected by Ferguso...
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