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ESPN – Wayne Rooney inspiring Man United teammates and leading by example

Our football gurus discuss which teams in Premier League are still in the running for a Champions League spot at season's end. To keep their Champions League hopes alive, Manchester United needs Wayne Rooney to do something he hasn't done often at Anfield: score goals. Twelve minutes were on the clock when Manchester United fans let out a joyous, fist-pumping howl of “United! United! United!” Marouane Fellaini's ninth-minute goal against Tottenham on Sunday had helped, but it was a rapid exchange of one-touch forward passes inside the visitors' half three minutes later that encouraged the primal screams all around the stadium. By the second half, with their team leading 3-0 since the 34th minute, Old Trafford relaxed. The 106-year-old ground, sold out for…

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