Date: 11th January 2009 at 11:37pm
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Well, Rafa’s Rant backfired quite spectacularly. And I love it. The man, after talking about United being nervous, oversaw a disjointed, spineless, unimaginative display at Stoke which saw Liverpool drop two points – then had to witness majestic United crushing Chelsea in style.

And the manner must have hurt him a lot. Because he had to see that the goal scored from the corner trick was perfectly legitimate. He had to see Ronaldo was onside. He had to see that we should have had a penalty. And yet we still won 3-0, despite the referee’s performance flying straight in the face of everything he said in his stupid press conference.

His words might have influenced Webb who seemed to lean towards Chelsea – but United laughed off this minor inconvenience and rendered any discussion about the referee unnecessary. I do talk about him, yes – because it feels great to point out, yet again, that the Spanish has been speaking out of his arse.

A wonderful, perfect weekend. Benitez’s hilarious symptom of mental imbalance followed by Liverpool’s equally hilarious symptom of incompetence then a great performance against a dire Chelsea team – brilliant. The tide has turned this weekend? Hopefully.