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In pics: Man United three points clear at top of league

Manchester United v Stoke City - Dimitar Berbatov fights for the ball with Robert Huth

Manchester United have gone three points clear at the top of the Premier League table after beating Stoke City at home 2-1.

Manchester United v Stoke City - Javier Hernandez fights for the ball with Robert Huth

Javier Hernandez scored the game's opening goal at Old Trafford. But then Stoke's Dean Whitehead equalised early on in the second half.

Manchester United v Stoke City - Nani and teammates celebrate after scoring the winning goal

It was down to Nani and a left-foot strike into the net to give the Reds a 2-1 victory. The club remains unbeaten this season after 20 games.

Fulham v West Brom - Brede Hangeland celebrates after scoring the third goal for Fulham

Elsewhere in the league, Fulham have moved out of the relegation zone after beating West Brom 3-0. Brede Hangeland headed in the third goal of the game.

Blackpool v Birmingham - Scott Dann celebrates scoring the winning goal

Birmingham also lifted themselves out of the danger zone, thanks to a late goal from Scott Dann against Blackpool. The final score was 2-1.


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