UK time is: 07:03:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Frustration For Fergie And Carrick

Our lapses in concentration this season is quite amazing - it seems that we have difficulties in picking ourselves up after the fantastic effort of last season.

Today against Hull we played brilliant attacking football but our defending left a lot to be desired and it ended in a 4-3 win. Fergie acknowledged the chances we created but still felt disappointed a bit.

'I feel a bit low. We should have won by 10 or 11 and we ended up scrambling for a victory.

'We might have been embarrassed at the end. Cristiano Ronaldo could have had five on his own and I don't know how many chances Dimitar Berbatov created.'

'I suppose the only thing to take out of it, apart from the win, is the fact we are creating so many opportunities for ourselves.'


Definitely. One of those plenty chances was taken by Michael Carrick but he wasn't too pleased either, despite his return to the starting eleven.

"Conceding three goals at home is very disappointing - we pride ourselves on defending well as a team," he told MUTV.

"We created so many chances and played some extremely good football. But we shot ourselves in the foot with a few errors and they took their chances.

"At 4-1 the game should be killed anyway, but we should have gone on from that and scored more. For it to end 4-3 was crazy."




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 1 2008

Time: 9:00PM

Your Comments

Hull has been having a good run, its a mistake to take them for granted. Congrats on the victory.
ArabianKnight
credit to hull they gave it their all but as they say a win is a win
matth01
3 times.. Ominous signs, guys! :)
JT_daniel
Some of the other teams might be fancing their chances playing the big 4 this year. Still early season.
ArabianKnight
Terrible, terrible result it turned out to be! WE SHOULD START SHOWING UP FOR TWO HALVES!
ForeverUnited
a win as a win :D
matth01
Obviously........BUT for three straight games now, we've been dire in the second half! This can't go on for long! Fergie has to talk some sense into them and fast!
ForeverUnited
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Herrera Has Fractured Rib (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Missing Out (Tuesday September 30 2014)

One In and One Out? (Tuesday September 30 2014)

It Could be Another TWO Years! (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Young Heading for January Exit! (Monday September 29 2014)

Rooney Apologizes (Monday September 29 2014)

One Tough Debut (Monday September 29 2014)

Herrera the Latest Injury Concern (Sunday September 28 2014)

What the Stats Show! (Sunday September 28 2014)

Gullit Sticks His Oar In! (Sunday September 28 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd
Sunderland 1 - 1 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Arsenal 6 2 4 0 4 10
5. Swansea 6 3 1 2 2 10
6. Aston Villa 6 3 1 2 -3 10
7. Man Utd 6 2 2 2 2 8
8. Spurs 6 2 2 2 1 8
9. Crystal Palace 6 2 2 2 0 8
10. WBA 6 2 2 2 0 8

Breaking League News

Stoke : 30/09/2014 23:22:00
Sousa Admits Leaving Swansea City Was A Mistake
Swansea : 30/09/2014 22:08:00
Man City : 30/09/2014 22:00:00
Liverpool: FC Basel Preview
Liverpool : 30/09/2014 19:48:00
Three-Month Wolves Loan For Sagbo
Hull City : 30/09/2014 19:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v West Ham
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 6%
McNair 40%
Rafael 21%
Rojo 0%
Shaw 0%
Di Maria 6%
Blind 0%
Herrera 6%
Rooney 15%
Van Persie 0%
Falcao 3%
Fletcher 3%
Valencia 0%
Thorpe 0%