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Fergie hails Manchester United spirit after Stoke win

United Kingdom (AFP) - Sir Alex Ferguson saluted Manchester United's spirit as his side snatched a crucial 2-1 win against Stoke.

Ferguson's side moved to within five points of league leaders Chelsea after two predatory finishes from Javier Hernandez at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday.

The Mexico international - standing in for the injured Wayne Rooney - struck in the 27th minute with an impudent header, before Tuncay Sanli levelled nine minutes from time.

But Hernandez pounced in the 86th minute to finally - as Ferguson put it - "get the show on the road" for United.

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