United on top of English Premier League

MANCHESTER: Manchester United is back on top of English football''s Premier League table while Chelsea has suffered a setback in its bid to wrestle the title from Sir Alex Ferguson''s side.

United has beaten arch enemy Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford thanks to Ji-sung Park''s 60th minute winner.

Fernando Torres had opened the scoring for Liverpool before Wayne Rooney equalised from the penalty spot.

United midfielder Darren Fletcher is relieved to come away with the points, saying there were not too many chances although he felt they had the better of them. He says it is a big moment for the fans, especially after losing three in a row against Liverpool.

Manchester United is two points clear of Arsenal at the top of the table while Chelsea''s four points adrift after stumbling to a one all draw at Blackburn.

Chelsea has a game in hand.

In this morning''s other English Premier League match Manchester City has beaten Fulham 2-1.