Contrasting fortunes in Manchester as the title race hots up

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Updated: March 11, 2012

Two goals from Wayne Rooney put Manchester United back on top of the Premier League for the first time in five months when they beat West Bromwich Albion 2-0 and Manchester City surprisingly lost 1-0 at Swansea City on Sunday.

The win lifted the champions to 67 points from 28 games, one more than Manchester City who are second after leading the table since the middle of October.

In the last of Sundays games, Wigan remained bottom of the Premier League on Sunday despite rallying to draw 1-1 at Norwich.