Yakubu Sinks Manchester United

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Updated December 31, 2011

Manchester United had a bitter pill to swallow as they went down 2-3 against bottom-based Blackburn on a day that marked the 70th birthday of Manchester United Manager; Sir Alex Ferguson.

The Lead for Blackburn came through Nigerian and Blackburn Striker;Yakubu Aiyegbeni with spot kick after Blackburn player Chris Samba was fouled in the 18 yardbox by United striker Dimitir Berbatov.

The second came from the boots of Yakubu after a sudden breakaway and defensive error on the part United defenders an opportunity he seized to lash in the second and immediately United responded with a Dimitir Berbatov strike after which he got another to bring alive the chances of United.

But Grant Hanley spoilt the day for Ferguson when he nodded in the winner