The result today sums up, for me anyway, why we are going to win the League Cup final next Sunday.
Martin O´Neill is one of the best managers around at getting his players up for a match and he failed in the first half, but the second half was different and during the interval he must have said something. He will not make the same mistake next Sunday.
We were always going to win today and had the manager not said something at half time, I still fancy we would have won, only because Burnley are so poor away from home, but he did say something and after 15 minutes of the second half we were 4-1 up. Game over.
Post-mortem tomorrow, but please, vote for your man of the match. I am undecided although I am thinking Downing, because he scored twice but I´m also thinking Milner.
For now, what more can I write. It isn´t often we score this many so my recommendation to you is, go to the pub, or open your fridge and have a beer and go be super nice to your wife or husband.
Basically, enjoy this victory. Hope for the same on Wednesday and expect the same next Sunday. Sunday is the most important game of our season to date and I suspect it will turn out to be the most important when the season is over.
One week to go and we will have silverware. I just believe it.
Webcam, Downing (2), Heskey and Gabby.
Big Brad, Ricardo Dunne, King Carlos, Stephen Warnock, Ginger Jim, Stewart Downing, Webcam, (Sidwell 82), James Milner, Stan the Man, Gabby Agbonlahor (Carew 71), Emile Heskey (The Fonz 76).