Sir Alex and Mick Hucknall from Simply Red (right) ride the MUFC rollercoaster. (101greatgoals.com)
What was once Manchester United's moment and place to destroy their opponents' will to live, injury time at Old Trafford, has become yet another example of the club's newfound sorrows under David Moyes. It was all fist pumps and renewed optimism when Man United overcame a 19th-minute goal from last-place Fulham and took a 2-1 lead in the 80th minute with a goal from Michael Carrick. But then, in the fourth minute of added time — the very heart of what was once called Fergie Time — Fulham substitute Darren Bent stunned the home side with an equalizer.
Obviously, this was a painful result that felt more like a defeat considering the opposition and the toll of a season's worth of rare home defeats and indignities showed on the faces of the team that lifted the Premier League trophy just last year. Take a look.
David De Gea suddenly understands every song Morrissey ever wrote.
Juan Mata yearns for the cushioned security of Chelsea's bench.
Wayne Rooney and Nemanja Vidic just want to eat chocolate and talk about their memories of Sir Alex Ferguson yelling at them.
Juan Mata considers staying like this for the rest of the season.
A permanent frown sets into David Moyes' face.
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