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United aiming to go ten points clear

chris-smallingManchester United can turn the screw on rivals Manchester City by going ten points clear at the top of the table before Roberto Mancini's side play Liverpool this Sunday.

 

The Red Devils travel to Fulham just under 24 hours earlier and are well aware they can cement their position at the top of the Premier League in the process.
If we can play our game and get the three points, we can sit back and watch them a bit more comfortably.Chris Smalling
The two Manchester giants are getting used to playing at alternate times, only increasing the pressure which comes with each passing week.
United, 1.20 to be champions this season, were able to restore a seven-point cushion against Southampton on Wednesday, after City drew a blank at Queens Park Rangers the previous night.
And Red Devils defender Chris Smalling is well aware of the psychological impact they can now apply with a victory at Craven Cottage.
Smalling told the Manchester Evening News: "A week ago it could have been two points and now we're talking about ten points potentially.
"To play before City will put pressure on them, just as they have been putting the pressure on us a couple of times.
"If we can play our game and get the three points, we can sit back and watch them a bit more comfortably."
United, who have won their last five meetings with the Cottagers, are 1.65 to make it six on Saturday and are 12.00 to secure a 3-1 victory.
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