Sir Alex Ferguson described Manchester United´s second-half performance in their 6-0 romp against Newcastle as one of the best in his entire time at the club.

After a goalless first half, the Red Devils struck six times in the second period, with Cristiano Ronaldo netting his first Red Devils hat-trick to send Ferguson´s men soaring to the Premier League summit.

"The second-half performance was as good as you could ask for," said Ferguson. "I am really pleased for Cristiano. He was always going to get a hat-trick at some point and hopefully he will get a few more."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2008, All Rights Reserved.

Topics:
#Premier League
#Newcastle United
#Alex
#Manchester United
#Cristiano Ronaldo
Flag article