• Sat 3 Dec, 2016
  • 02:34 GMT
  • 22:34 ET (GMT-4)
  • 04:34 CET (GMT+2)

Fergie Sympathy For Obertan

FOOTBALL : Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson offered some sympathy to Gabriel Obertan after the Frenchman squandered two gilt-edged chances in the 2-0 victory against Blackburn.

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson offered some sympathy to Gabriel Obertan after the Frenchman squandered two gilt-edged chances in the 2-0 victory against Blackburn.
Obertan came off the bench in the second half for his Barclays Premier League debut after a good performance in the Carling Cup win over Barnsley.
After Dimitar Berbatov and Wayne Rooney scored to seal the points in a 2-0 victory, Ferguson said: “Gabriel was a bit nervous when he came on. It was only his second game in seven months, so you have to put it in perspective. But then he settled down and did well. He is not happy with himself and that is a good thing.”
Blackburn, who arrived on the back of nine straight defeats on the road, held out until the 55th minute.
Then Berbatov got the better of Ryan Nelsen after Patrice Evra played the ball in to turn and score.
However it was not until two minutes from the end that Rooney made the points safe, following a sweet finish.
Berbatov told ESPN: “As long as we keep on winning I think everyone will be happy.
“In the first half, I had a couple of chances – you need to be patient and when another one comes, you need to score it.
“It is always difficult to play against Blackburn but when you score you are relieved. You feel that you have done something special and that was the case.”

Subscribe & Share

Get stories like this delivered to you:

  • Facebook
  • Linked In
  • Twitter
  • Digg
  • Stumbleupon
  • Email
  • Bookmark
  • Print

Related Posts

  • No Related Posts

Betting Highlights Today

Live TV Coverage

Football

Sat: 19:45

Atletico Madrid v Espanyol: La Liga

Football

Sat: 19:45

Juventus v Atalanta: Serie A

Racing

Sat: 17:45

Wolverhampton

Football

Sat: 17:30

West Ham v Arsenal: Premier League

Football

Sat: 17:30

Leeds v Aston Villa: Championship

Football

Sat: 17:30

Leipzig v Schalke: Bundesliga

Rugby Uni

Sat: 14:30

England v Australia: International

Racing

Sat: 13:35

Aintree & Sandown

Football

Sat: 12:30

Man City v Chelsea: Prem Lge

Racing

Sat: 12:20

Fairyhouse & Chepstow

Racing

Sat: 12:00

Aintree & Wetherby

Golf

Sat: 10:00

Alfred Dunhill Championship: Day 3

Football

Sat: 08:50

Melbiourne City v Brisbane: A League

Horse Racing On TV | Sport On TV | Odds

Newsletter Subscription

Never Miss Another Great Offer

Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest free bets, tips and sign up promotions and more sent to your inbox every week.

ecogra

About Betrescue

Betrescue.com is one of the world’s leading gambling portals, offering free bets, odds comparison, live scores and results, betting tips, bookmaker and sports betting news, betting exchange, spread betting, mobile betting apps, casino and poker guides.

At Betrescue.com we keep you up-to-date with all the breaking betting news stories from the sporting world, tell you where to find the best betting odds and help you to get the best value for money.

©2016 Betrescue Ltd. All rights reserved.

Betrescue supports responsible gambling. For more information visit GamCare and Gamble Aware.

Top