Posted February 10, 2013 on AP on Fox

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JULY 31: Ryan Giggs #11 of Manchester United is tackled by Stephen Appiah #18 of Juventus as ManU defeated Juventas 4-1 at Giants Stadium on July 31, 2003 in East Ruthererford, New Jersey. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Manchester United opened a season-high, 12-point lead in the English Premier League, defeating Everton 2-0 Sunday on goals by Ryan Giggs and Robin van Persie. The 40-year-old Giggs beat American goalkeeper Tim Howard in the 13th minute at Old Trafford to become the only person to score in every season of the Premier League, which began in 1992-93. Van Persie scored in first-half stoppage time, his league-high 19th goal this season. Seeking to extend its record for league titles to 20, Manchester United (21-3-2) has 65 points, while defending champion Manchester City (15-3-8) has 53 following Saturday's 3-1 loss at Southampton. ''We've got to win our games regardless of what happens with City and if we concentrate on our own games, we'll be OK,'' United manager Alex Ferguson said. United plays at Real Madrid on Wednesday in the first leg of the second round of the Champions League. ''I was going to make about seven changes to the game but when...
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