Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
United's Ferguson happy with 1-0 win over Roma
by Paul Kennedy, October 3rd, 2007 10:45AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  england, italy, uefa champions league

MOST COMMENTED

[CHAMPIONS LEAGUE REACTION] It was not the 7-1 rout of last spring, but Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will take three points that came from Tuesday's 1-0 victory over Roma in their Old Trafford rematch.

Wayne Rooneyscored the only goal of the Champions League game with his first goal of the season after missing more than a month with a broken bone in his foot.

"It was only his fourth or fifth match and he is still trying to get his rhythm and real match fitness," said Ferguson.
"It will do him good. Goals always do players good, particularly when goals are expected of them, so I'm pleased with that."

Ferguson liked what he saw from United after a tentative performance in the first half.

"It was great movement and good passing which gave us the penetration we were looking for and created the opening for Wayne's excellent goal," he said. "We controlled most of the match. We tired a little bit towards the end when they started to take risks going for an equalizer but in the main I think we deserved the result."

The result was the sixth 1-0 win in eight games for United, whose other results were a 2-0 win over Chelsea in EPL action and a 2-0 loss to Coventry -- with its "B" team -- in a League Cup match.

"It's a disease, I'm trying to get a vaccine for it," Ferguson said of the rash of 1-0 results. "It's not a concern. The goals will come."



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Futsal: U.S. names Concacaf Championship roster    
U.S. coach Keith Tozer has named a 14-man roster for the Concacaf Futsal Championship in San ...
Video Pick: Top MLS golazos of Week 9    
In perhaps the most impressive collection of MLS Goal of the Week nominees this season, Week ...
What They're Saying: Lionel Messi dietitian Giuliano Poser    
"The human mind is like a parachute. It only works when it's open." -- Lionel Messi ...
What They're Saying: Ukraine's Taras Stepanenko    
"I'd like the whole country to know my friendship with Yarmolenko has ended." -- Shakhtar Donetsk's ...
Report: Hamburg eyes Bobby Wood    
The most sought-after striker in the German second division is American Bobby Wood, who has scored ...
U.S. U-19 men beat Russia to lift Slovakia Cup    
The U.S. U-19 men's national team, coached by Brad Friedel, beat Russia, 2-1, to win the ...
MLS Power Rankings: Top three teams hold their spots    
A wonderful goal by Giovani dos Santos -- his fourth in three matches -- tied the ...
MLS Talking Points: Rimando the incredible    
Nick Rimando has made 1,932 saves in 401 MLS regular-season games to rank second all-time behind ...
What They're Saying: Louis van Gaal    
"What is your reaction when I grab your hair? Your hair is shorter than [Marouane] Fellaini ...
Video Pick: Pulisic hits golazo in big U-19 BVB win    
Last weekend, the 17-year-old Christian Pulisic didn't add to his eight Bundesliga appearances, but he did ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives