Gallery: 20 top images
The 2012/13 Barclays Premier League season has been full of memorable moments for those of a red persuasion.
Stirring fightbacks, maiden hat-tricks, last-minute winners, derby drama, goalfests and clean sheets – they all featured in the games that propelled Manchester United to championship glory.
As always, official photographers John and Matt Peters were there to capture the action every step of the way. Click the image above to view 20 images from key games in the Reds’ 20th title-winning campaign.
Robin van Persie got United’s season off and running against Fulham.
The Dutchman completed a hat-trick with an injury-time winner at Southampton
A curler from Rafael helped the Reds see off Liverpool at Anfield
Defenders Jonny Evans and Patrice Evra were among the scorers in an impressive win at Newcastle
David De Gea enjoyed an excellent season – he made this great save to help United win at Chelsea
The game at Stamford Bridge was settled by Javier Hernandez’s late goal
And the Mexican’s brace inspired a second-half comeback at Aston Villa
November’s victory over QPR was notable for a Darren Fletcher goal
There were seven goals in the first half at Reading – Anderson bagged the first of United’s four
Van Persie bent home a last-gasp free-kick winner in December’s Manchester derby
It was a pivotal result in the 2012/13 title race
Hernandez was at it again to snatch another late win for United, this time over Newcastle
Sir Alex’s passion for the game abounds after a 2-1 win over Liverpool
Wayne Rooney’s strike in a tight 1-0 win at Fulham in February felt pivotal
Ryan Giggs continued his record of scoring in every Premier League season in the win over Everton
Shinji Kagawa netted United’s second hat-trick of the season as Norwich were put to the sword
Michael Carrick was another key man in the campaign and got on the scoresheet at Stoke
Beating Stoke was crucial as van Persie’s celebrations with Sir Alex showed
The second of van Persie’s three goals against Aston Villa was this sublime volley
Villa were vanquished – and so were City. Cue the celebrations for United’s record 20th title!