Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Coupet Is Afraid Of United

Coupet Is Afraid Of United

Lyon goalkeeper Gregory Coupet admitted: United scares him as they are not strong enough as a unit in defence.

Coupet, who had experienced playing against United before, seems to think that Lyon have very little chance of progressing against us in the Champions League.

"United scares me a lot" he told L`Equipe. "Let`s remember what they did to Roma last year. I don`t really want to concede seven goals.

'We can be amazing but we lack rigidity. We haven't got that collective strength in defence. We are professionals and we are not there to play total football."


He does not want to concede seven goals... it is as if his greatest concern was not about getting through but about avoiding embarassment. Is such an attitude wise before taking on Manchester United? A little self-belief would not go amiss for Coupet...

Writer:Zae
Date:Tuesday February 5 2008
Time: 2:39PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
maybe you should be afraid of lyon also. they are capable of beating united but i will pick united as the favorite. but you never know.
kaybee
05/02/2008 19:43:00
0
maybe we should be terrified but they are mediocre this season. will win the french league again but let's face it: that's no big deal...
Vidicinho
06/02/2008 11:33:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Announce Another Friendly!

Although the Euro 2016 Finals, in France, are going on, the start of the new season will soon be upon us.

Van Persie Set for Summer Move (Again)

A year ago Manchester United, with Louis van Gaal in charge, decided that the Dutch striker, Robin van Persie, was surplus to requirements.

The Daily Mkhitaryan - 30th June

Another day, another update!

Bruce In Running for England Job!

After England`s shock exit, at the hands of Iceland, in the Euro 2016 Finals, in France, the search is now on for a new national team coach.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should Rooney Quit the International Scene?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Yes!60%
No!38%
Undecided!2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)