Man Utd boss Ferguson delighted with five-point lead

United now have a five-point lead at the top of the Premiership.

Ferguson said: “This was a significant day with us extending our advantage.

“The players were fantastic and they never gave up and it was a massive victory at this stage of the season.

“We got a break when their keeper dropped the ball and we scored but after that we were brilliant.”

Ferguson added: “We have played the right way and if we do win the league, we deserve it.”