Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the opening goal with Marcos Rojo and Ashley Young of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Result: Rooney brace dispatches Sunderland
Wayne Rooney's brace helps Manchester United bag a 2-0 win in Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Reaction
Sunderlands Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northeast England, on October 25, 2014
Gus Poyet delighted with FA "honesty" in Wes Brown appeal
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet says that he is delighted with the FA's honesty during the successful appeal of Wes Brown's red card.
Mar 2, 23:24
Wes Brown of Sunderland reacts after being shown a straight red card by Refere Roger East as John O'Shea of Sunderland appeals during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Sunderland's Wes Brown successful with red card appeal
The Football Association overturn the decision to send off Wes Brown, meaning that the Sunderland defender will not have to serve a one-match ban.
Mar 2, 15:06
Wes Brown of Sunderland reacts after being shown a straight red card by Refere Roger East as John O'Shea of Sunderland appeals during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Sunderland to appeal Wes Brown red card
Sunderland confirm that they will appeal the red card given to Wes Brown in their 2-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Mar 1, 15:45
Angel di Maria in action for Manchester United on November 8, 2014
Louis van Gaal: 'Angel Di Maria needs more time to adapt to the Premier League'
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal insists that he will give Angel Di Maria all the time that he needs to successfully adapt to the Premier League.
Mar 1, 02:37
Anthony Reveillere for Sunderland on December 3, 2014
Sunderland's Anthony Reveillere rues costly penalty in Manchester United defeat
Sunderland defender Anthony Reveillere admits that his side's chances at Old Trafford all but ended when Manchester United took the lead from the penalty spot.
Mar 1, 02:09
Wes Brown of Sunderland reacts after being shown a straight red card by Refere Roger East as John O'Shea of Sunderland appeals during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Referee Roger East: Wes Brown red card 'not mistaken identity'
Referee Roger East tells match officials' body PGMOL that his dismissal of Wes Brown in Sunderland's defeat to Manchester United was not a case of mistaken identity.
Feb 28, 20:19
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on August 16, 2014
Gus Poyet questions red card decision at Manchester United
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is unsure about the referee's decision to send off Wes Brown instead of John O'Shea in the Black Cats' 2-0 defeat away at Manchester United.
Feb 28, 17:57
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United applauds the fans during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Louis van Gaal "very pleased" with Manchester United display
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal reveals his delight with the level of his side's performance in their 2-0 victory over Sunderland at Old Trafford.
Feb 28, 17:52
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Wayne Rooney: 'Three points were the most important thing'
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney insists that his side's three points earned against Sunderland are more important than the two goals that he scored in the game.
Feb 28, 17:12
Former England and Manchester United footballer Bobby Charlton in the Royal Box before play on day six of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All England Tennis Club on June 30, 2012
Bobby Charlton: 'Louis van Gaal will bring fantastic times to Manchester United'
Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton praises manager Louis van Gaal, believing that the Dutchman will prosper at Old Trafford.
Feb 28, 15:03
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole rates the performances of the players on show during Manchester United's 2-0 win over Sunderland at Old Trafford.
Analysis
Sports Mole takes a look back over Manchester United's 2-0 victory at the expense of 10-man Sunderland.
Match Report
Wayne Rooney's brace helps Manchester United bag a 2-0 win in Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Live Commentary
Find out how Manchester United got the better of Sunderland at Old Trafford with Sports Mole's live text updates.
HT Report
Manchester United and Sunderland are goalless at half time in Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Team News
Manchester United reinstate Radamel Falcao to their starting XI for their home Premier League clash on Saturday afternoon against Sunderland.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford as the hosts look to bounce back from their defeat to Swansea.
Head to Head
Aug 24, 2014 4pm
May 3, 2014 3pm
Jan 22, 2014 7.45pm
Man Utd
2-1
Sunderland
Sunderland win 2-1 on penalties
Evans (37'), Hernandez (120')
Jones (113'), Januzaj (116')
Bardsley (119')
Borini (65'), O'Shea (90'), Gardner (110'), Alonso (120')
Jan 7, 2014 7.45pm
Sunderland
2-1
Man Utd
Giggs (45'), Borini (64' pen.)
Giaccherini (50'), Bardsley (59'), Altidore (76'), Mannone (90')
Vidic (52')
Evra (23'), Rafael (62'), Smalling (82')
Oct 5, 2013 5.30pm
Sunderland
1-2
Man Utd
Gardner (4')
Gardner (53'), O'Shea (81')
Januzaj (54', 61')
Rooney (40'), Januzaj (48'), Vidic (70'), Rafael (78')



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