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Manchester United (Manutd) extended their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League to five points as late goals from Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young gave them victory at Blackburn.

Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs were both substituted in the second half. Ryan Giggs filled in for Phil Jones and Scholes came out making way for Ashley Young. 

Antonio Valencia scores his goal

Manchester United have now 76 in their points while Manchester City have 71 points in the English Premier League Table. 
Meanwhile Tottenham and Arsenal are equal on points 58. With Chelsea and Newcastle equal on points with 53. Everton are 7th and Liverpool are 8th. 

Liverpool play Everton in the FACup Semi Finals on April 15th. In that game however, their star goalkeeper Pepe Reina (Spain) could be missing due to red card in the English Premier League game against Newcastle. 
Liverpool defender Jose Enrique had to be the keeper as Dirk Kuyt, Stewart Downing and Bellamy had all been substituted. 

Liverpool are the Carling Cup 2012 winners and looking for their second cup of the season. 

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