EPL: Manchester United beat West Brom 3-0

Mar 09, 2014, 05:44 IST | AFP

West Bromwich: Goals from Phil Jones, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck eased the pressure on manager David Moyes as Manchester United won 3-0 at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

Wayne Rooney looks on during Man Utd’s EPL match against West Brom on Saturday. Pic/AFP.

Moyes saw headers in each half from Jones and Rooney put the visitors in control before substitute Welbeck added gloss with a clinical late strike. United striker Robin van Persie was fortunate to avoid a second yellow card after a reckless challenge in the second half, but overall it was a rare satisfying afternoon for Moyes, whose side climbed to sixth place in the EPl table.

Cardiff win, Stoke held
Elsewhere, Cardiff City won 3-1 at home to beat Fulham. Meanwhile, Jonathan Walters went from hero to villain for Stoke City in their 1-1 draw.

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