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Manchester United Player Ratings vs Leverkusen – Rooney and Giggs Superb - originally posted on Soccerlens.comMan Utd qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League in style on Wednesday night, as they trounced German side, Bayer Leverkusen 5-0 in the BayArena. United were afforded the most comfortable of evenings, as Leverkusen, who are currently second in the Bundesliga, put up very little resistance. The win represents Man Utd’s biggest ever away win in the Champions League; certainly a night to savour for David Moyes and his men. David De Gea – 6/10 Aside from the decent save late on from substitute Derdiyok , United’s young Spaniard had little to do. Yet, despite having only a small amount coming his way, he still remained alert to dangerous crosses; and maintained solid distribution throughout. Patrice Evra – 6/10 A good showing from the Frenchman, who dealt with the limited Leverkusen attack well, and got forward consistently. Came off for Alexander Buttner late o...
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