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Fulham Defender Compares Man United Game to Non-League Soccer

  • Guardian, Monday, February 10, 2014 5:40 PM

Fulham defender Dan Burn, who is 6-foot-7, compared Fulham’s 2-2 draw with Manchester United on Sunday to non-league soccer, which he used to play with Darlington. David Moyes' team made a record 81 crosses during the game but still failed to win the match. "I was just saying to the lads that I've never headed that many balls since the Conference,” Burn said. "We knew that we were going to defend our box well. We were going to keep our back four quite narrow so that we were between the goal and the wingers were going to look after the wide men. They've had plenty of crosses, loads of chances and stuff, but the second goal was quite lucky. I always felt we had something left."

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