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UEFA Champions League: Van Persie brace puts bite on CFR Cluj

TRANSYLVANIA TRIUMPH:Manchester United’s go-for-broke approach, with Van Persie, Rooney and Hernandez up front, paid off, but only after Cluj made a flying start

AFP, CLUJ-NAPOCA, Romania

De Gea then preserved United’s advantage as he tipped over Cadu’s powerful header from a Bastos cross.

Some Cluj fans took to directing green laser pens at United’s players in a bid to distract them in the closing stages, but De Gea remained focused and produced an excellent stop to deny Bastos in stoppage-time.

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