Date: 2nd May 2009 at 4:52pm
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Sir Alex believes United clinched an important victory today at Middlesbrough. There are only four games remaining in the league and United are six points clear of Liverpool.

‘It`s a big step forward, with only four games left now,’ he said.

‘I keep saying it`s about whittling the games away. Eventually there are no games left and hopefully we`ll be in that position at the top of the league.’

But it wasn’t an easy game, according to the boss.

‘Getting in front was the key to it.’

‘I thought we`d have a great chance if we got in front because Middlesbrough are a young side, they`re at the bottom and nerves come into play when they`re playing Manchester United in that situation.

‘They had to chase the game and that only opened the game up for us really.’