Fergie enjoys good day

Ferguson admitted United were "competent but no more" as they brushed aside Wigan 2-0, with the visitors playing for the last half-hour with nine men on the pitch.

Headed goals by Patrice Evra, his first since April 2007, and substitute Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez secured the points to leave Ferguson satisfied - especially with Chelsea and Arsenal suffering losses.

Ferguson said: "It has been a good day for us, no question of that.

"If you had said at the start of the day would you take being joint top of the league I would have said 'yes'.

"We know that come the second half of the season we will definitely get better and now we are joint top with Chelsea."

Source: PA

Source: PA