Man Utd rout Wigan 5-0 in Premier League

WIGAN: Defending champions Manchester United trounced Wigan 5-0 in English soccer’s Premier League here on Saturday.

In the match played in Wigan, no team could make any goal in the first half but Manchester United scored all of their goals in the second half to outclass Wigan.

Wayne Rooney scored twice while Michael Owen, Dimitar Berbatov and Nani netted one goal each.

Rooney completed his one hundred goals for Manchester United in this match.

In other matches, Arsenal outplayed Portsmouth 4-1, Hull City defeated Bolton 1-0 for its first victory, Sunderland beat Blackburn 2-1 and Manchester City beat Wolverhampton 1-0. Birmingham and Stoke tied 0-0.