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Fergie Agrees: Lyon Are The Toughest

Fergie Agrees: Lyon Are The Toughest

Sir Alex Ferguson was not exactly overjoyed at the prospect of facing Lyon in the second round of the Champions League.

'Maybe it is the hardest of the five we could have got,' he said.

'Lyon have won the French championship for the last six or seven years, which is incredible given the number of players they have lost over the last few years.

'It will not be an easy game but hopefully, by the time we get there we will have all our squad available.

'That is a pre-requisite for the challenge anyway. If I can pick the team I want I think we will have a good chance.'


The first game will be played at Stade Gerland on February 20, the return leg will be staged at Old Trafford on March 4.

Writer:Zae
Date:Friday December 21 2007
Time: 5:36PM

Comments

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Though game, but we'll do them...
Star 3000
21/12/2007 19:45:00
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Oh come ON! Toughest of the five? Thats a bit going too far. Fine they've been six-time champs, but has he seen the league? Its pathetic to say the least. I dont think United will have much trouble.
raaid
21/12/2007 20:42:00
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Having said that, they are hard to break down, but certainly not one of the most feared in Europe.
raaid
21/12/2007 20:44:00
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i think we will win at OT then draw in france
rooneyisgod
21/12/2007 21:07:00
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WOW... How much did you pay to get the easy draw!!
Millwalljohn
21/12/2007 23:20:00
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roonyisgod - You've got the fixtures the wrong way around mate!
merlin
24/12/2007 20:38:00
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i think you'll get through, unlike the Scousers!
merlin
24/12/2007 20:40:00
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