Manchester United moved three points clear at the Premier League summit after beating Reading 4-3 in a remarkable game on Saturday, which was to prove a day of despair for Chelsea and Arsenal.
Manchester United's striker Robin Van Persie celebrates scoring their fourth goal during their English Premier League football match against Reading at the Madejski Stadium, in Reading. Manchester United moved three points clear at the Premier League summit after beating Reading 4-3 in a remarkable game.
All the goals came before half-time at the Madejski Stadium, equalling the Premier League record for first-half goals, as United overcame their defensive frailties to draw away from Manchester City -- held 1-1 by Everton -- ahead of next weekend's Manchester derby.
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