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Wayne Rooney scores a controversial penalty to give Man Utd the lead at Old Trafford. Shaun Derry was sent off for the foul on Ashley Young although QPR will feel extremely hard done by as the Man Utd winger was in an offside position. A 25-yard strike from Paul Scholes in the second half sealed the win as Man Utd went eight points clear at the top of the table.

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