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Wayne Rooney back in lineup for United

March 10, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney returned to the lineup Sunday and scored a goal against Chelsea, just five days after surprisingly being left on the bench for the team's Champions League defeat by Real Madrid.

Sir Alex Ferguson included Rooney in his preferred striking role for Sunday afternoon's 2-2 FA Cup quarterfinal draw with Chelsea, alongside Javier Hernandez, with Robin van Persie this time left on the bench.

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