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Valencia gets better of Spector
February 23rd, 2010 8:52PM

TAGS:  americans abroad, england, men's national team


[AMERICANS ABROAD] Jonathan Spector again lined up at left back for West Ham, this time against his old club Manchester United, but he was no match for Ecuadoran winger Antonio Valencia, who served up two goals for Wayne Rooney in United's 3-0 at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

On the first goal in the 38th minute, Spector gave Valencia space to volley in a ball Rooney headed home, and 10 minutes after the interval, the Ecuadoran winger slipped between Matthew Upson and Spector to cross the ball for Rooney's second goal on a header and sixth in his last seven games.

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