With Robin Van Persie having continued his winning streak where he closed off previous season, listed below are the top 6 Robin Van Persie Man Utd goals. Persie has been in top-notch from since joining the Manchester United team.
Top Robin Van Persie Man Utd Goals
6. September 2012, Southampton:
Ranking in at the sixth place on the top 6 Robin Van Persie goals list as a Manchester United team player, the Dutch player scored a last moment winner against the recently promoted Southampton Saints to finish a hat trick as Manchester United finished up at 3 – 2 winners.
The first goal out of the total three that clearly deserves a mention as with Manchester United trailing 1 to 0 and under tremendous pressure, Robin Van Persie chested down a Valencia pass before shooting the ball past the goal keeper in to the extreme right of the net.
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This spectacular goal served as the impetus for the team to regain their morale and confidence resulting in a victory. This is one of the classic examples where a single goal can turn the course of a game from an impending defeat to a towering triumph.
5. December 2012, West Brom:
The Christmas holiday season is usually a difficult time to produce the desired results, but this one of a kind goal against the West Brom team helped Manchester United to accomplish a resounding 2 to 0 win.
Skillfully receiving the ball on the right extreme of penalty area, Van Persie as a forward cut to the left and connected a bending shot in to the left top corner. This goal in particular speaks volumes of the kind of prodigious talent, Robin Van Persie possess. The game would not be the same if players of Van Persie’s caliber had not graced the football field.
4. January 2013, West Ham:
Manchester United were 2 to 1 down and sort of stepping out of the contenders list for the FA Cup played at Upton Park when this moment of magic happened. A long ball from Ryan Giggs was perfectly landed down on the left foot by Robin Van Persie.
A second dribble took him right past the defender and a third touch with the right foot landed the football past Jaaskelainen. It earned Manchester United the chance of a re-play that they eventually won at the Old Trafford.
3. February 2013, Everton:
Everton was a major hurdle for Manchester United the previous season, coming from behind to score a neat 4 – 4 draw which helped Manchester City win the title. Van Persie made sure that there was no repeat of that match with a composed and calm finish. The Dutch player raced with the ball past Heitinga and maneuvered the ball around a desperate dive from Howard before landing the ball in to an empty net. Manchester United won 2 to 0.
2. April 2013, Aston Villa:
It was appropriate that Robin Van Persie hat trick earned the title for Manchester United in this match against Aston Villa with his wholehearted contribution. The second goal was adjudged as one of the goals of the entire season. Rooney took up the ball inside his own half and looking up kicked the ball forward as a pass to his team-mate.
Fixing his eyes on the ball all the way, Robin Van Persie allowed the ball to drop over his right shoulder before slotting it home perfectly past a helpless goal keeper, a brilliant one indeed thus earning this the second best goal spot among the top 6 Robin Van Persie goals as the Manchester United forward.
1. Manchester United 4 to 1 victory over Swansea:
Robin Van Persie scored 2 fabulous goals which helped the Manchester United team coast to a 4 to 1 victory against Swansea at Liberty Stadium. Michu had been one of the top finishers of the Barclays Premier League last season scoring 20 goals for the league for Swansea City, but he firmly believes that Robin Van Persie is a different and rare breed of talented footballers.
Speaking after the match, Swansea City’s manager and the legendary Danish football, Michael Laudrup stated “Van Persie had 2 opportunities and he utilized both of them perfectly to score 2 goals and this is why Manchester United is a strong contender for the championship. He is the best forward in the world today.
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He had no open opportunities in this game, yet it is just unbelievable how he ended up scoring 2 goals. It all depends on his form; he is in his best form as of date. I have no clue as to how many goals he will score during this championship. I can vouch for one thing; Robin Van Persie is going to score a bunch of goals.”
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