Javier Hernández treasures composure to put Manchester United clear

Guardian

• Mexican did not allow squandered chances to discourage him• Chicharito says he is determined to win a regular starting spotJavier Hernández accepts he will never enjoy the perfect game, hence his refusal to let a couple of misses discourage him before he scored the goal that extended Manchester United's lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points.With Wayne Rooney ruled out by injury and Danny Welbeck ill, Hernández started the Boxing Day match against Newcastle paired with Robin van Persie up front.It looked like being a frustrating afternoon for the Mexican, who failed to convert two clear chances to score but his luck changed in the last minute when he beat the Newcastle offside trap to reach Michael Carrick's cross and seal a dramatic 4-3 victory with his 10th goal of the season.Hernández knows he would not have had the co...

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