Manchester United - Pique In 'Arsene Wenger Mode'!
UK time is: 13:07:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Pique In 'Arsene Wenger Mode'!

We witnessed possibly the most incompetent ever refereeing display yesterday night at Stamford Bridge. And while I'm happy that we face Barcelona instead of a stronger Chelsea side, I admitted feeling a little sorry for Hiddink and co.

And I was greatly amused by Gerard Pique's comments after the game, as he was doing his best Arsene Wenger impression when talking about the penalties which should have been awarded to Chelsea.

'I can understand Chelsea can be disappointed about the performance of the referee. I didn't see the penalty claims.'

Oh, he didn't see the incident! Well, on one occasion a certain Mr. Pique beat the ball away with his hand, surely he did see that? He did: he claims he did not intend to use his hand. All right but this business about not seeing the others... as a centre-back who was only a few feet away from all the incident inside the box, he surely must have seen at least Abidal's tug on Drogba's shirt...

Still, I'm happy that we face a Barcelona side who have a vulnerable defence and seem to lack a Plan B. Pique didn't play a big part in last season's march to the Champions League final but in Rome, he'll have a long, tough night, I hope.




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



For the very latest Premier League odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

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

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 7 2009

Time: 2:28PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
The same Arsene Wenger that said that Fletcher shouldn't have been sent off and United outclassed Arsenal over 2 legs?? Grow up.
hatespur
Report Abuse
07/05/2009 15:14:00

Happy with Barcelona-I think Chelsea would have come too soon (after Moscow) and they'd have been fired up.
Man utd champions
Report Abuse
07/05/2009 16:02:00

Haha this is funny. I find Arsene's famous comeback 'I didn't see it' hilarious because its a great way to protect his players. Pique takes this to a new extreme! Maybe he didn't see his handball, but I'm sure he felt it lol.
gunnerkid107
Report Abuse
08/05/2009 05:03:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

De Gea Deal Falls Through! (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Januzaj Joins Dortmund (on loan) (Monday August 31 2015)

Are United having a goalkeeper sale? (Monday August 31 2015)

Hernandez Heading to Bundesliga (Monday August 31 2015)

Could Austin Be Heading Our Way? (Monday August 31 2015)

United Loosely Linked With Draxter (Monday August 31 2015)

United Finally In For a Striker? (Monday August 31 2015)

Quartet Make Hodgson`s England Squad (Monday August 31 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. MotorMad 2

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Crystal Palace 4 3 0 1 3 9
3. Leicester City 4 2 2 0 3 8
4. Swansea 4 2 2 0 3 8
5. Man Utd 4 2 1 1 1 7
6. Arsenal 4 2 1 1 0 7
7. Liverpool 4 2 1 1 -1 7
8. West Ham 4 2 0 2 3 6

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Ledley On His Way! Dummett In?
Crystal Palace : 01/09/2015 12:29:00
Gibson pleads guilty
Everton : 01/09/2015 12:26:01
Liverpool Defender Has No Interest In Black Cats Move
Sunderland : 01/09/2015 12:17:00
Sunderland winger linked to Cherries move
AFC Bournemouth : 01/09/2015 11:44:01
Cherries linked with Genoa winger
AFC Bournemouth : 01/09/2015 11:23:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Swansea?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Romero 32%
Darmien 4%
Blind 0%
Smalling 4%
Shaw 16%
Schneiderlin 8%
Schweinsteiger 4%
Herrera 4%
Mata 12%
Depay 4%
Rooney 4%
Young 0%
Carrick 4%
Fellaini 4%