Proud Preston Resistance Tight Can Give to MU
Preston – Although ultimately defeated and knocked out of the FA Cup, Preston North End stays home with pride. They managed to make Manchester United trouble.
Step Preston in the FA Cup fifth round stalled after 1-3 defeat of Manchester United on Tuesday (17/02/2015) pm dawn. However, in a match that took place at Deepdale Stadium third division is arguably impressive.
Facing a team two divisions higher, Preston successfully deliver tight resistance. It is about losing control of the ball with the percentage of 34% -66%, but they are more threatened goalkeeper.
Preston has 14 experiments with a six shot lead directly to the goal. While Manchester United had 11 attempts and only five were on target.
Preston even superior in the first when kicking Scott Laird hit Antonio Valencia and turn it into the net. But then three goals replies MU printed each passing Ander Herrera, Marouane Fellaini, and Wayne Rooney.
“The players should be very proud, we give them a good fight. We looked comfortable but when they changed to a 4-4-2 formation, they expose us on both sides,” said manager Simon Grayson Preston told the BBC.
“They’ve got class. The players we could wake up in the morning and feel proud of what they have done.”
“They do not let the game go away and we hope to use this game for the rest of the season. Our goal is the only season is promotion,” he added. Preston itself currently ranks fourth in the standings League One.
Match this morning, leaving a small debate on MU’s first goal, given the perceived standing in the path of Rooney kicking the ball Herrera. Most assess appropriate goal disallowed for Rooney in an offside position. But Grayson said the referee’s decision is correct.
“The players we had thought that Wayne Rooney in the path of the ball on their first goal, but we could see it was not so,” said he.
In addition to these polemics, there is another incident that the third goal scored Rooney MU via the penalty spot. Rooney considered diving while Preston goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann crashing.