Man City 1 Man United 0

Sir Alex Ferguson

Man­chester City 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 0, Eti­had Sta­dium, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, April 30, 2012. Man­chester Uni­ted su­premo Sir Al­ex Fer­guson re­mained op­tim­ist­ic des­pite of the em­bar­rass­ing 1-0 de­feat to bit­ter cross­town en­emies Man­chester City at Eastlands. 

One can al­ways have too much of a good thing. Now, this may even ap­ply to such a good thing as abund­ance of money. In fact, money can make people ex­tremely ar­rog­ant. Now, whi­le the Greek hero Achilles had his heel, Man­chester City´s vul­ner­able point was their sheer ar­rog­ance. Sir Al­ex Fer­guson: “It´s not over yet. As long as there are ga­mes to play it´s not over. But Man­chester City have an eight-goal ad­vant­age and that´s a big ad­vant­age at this sta­ge of the sea­son.” Man­chester City Te­am: Joe Hart, Pablo Za­baleta, Vin­cent Kom­pany, Gar­eth Bar­ry, Jo­leon Le­scott, Gael Clichy, Da­vid Silva, Samir Nasri, Yaya Tou­re, Ser­gio Aguero, Car­los Tev­ez. Sub­stitutes: Costel Pantili­mon, Alek­sandar Kolarov, Micah Richards, Ja­mes Mil­ner, Ed­in Dzeko, Nigel de Jong, Mario Balo­telli. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid de Gea, Phil Jones, Chris Small­ing, Rio Fer­dinand, Pat­rice Ev­ra, Ry­an Gig­gs, Mi­chael Car­rick, Paul Scho­les, Nani, Ji-Sung Park, Way­ne Roo­ney. Sub­stitutes: Ben Amos, Ash­ley Young, Ra­fael, Va­lencia, Di­m­it­ar Ber­batov, Javi­er Her­nandez, Dan­ny Welbeck.


Sir Alex Ferguson Quickfacts

Sir Al­ex Fer­guson led Ab­er­deen to the Scot­tish title in 1979-80, 1983-84, and 1984-85.


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