Carrick: MU Perform Better When Against 11 Players
Liverpool – Despite playing with 10 players, Liverpool still able to trouble Manchester United. Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick, assessing his team actually played better when Liverpool was ‘complete’.
In the match at Anfield on Sunday (03/22/2015) night, Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1. Manchester United went ahead thanks to goals from Juan Mata at the beginning of the game as well as a differentiator with Liverpool until the end of the first half.
When we have to catch up, the home team actually play with 10 men after Steven Gerrard was red-carded shortly after the restart. ‘Red Devils’ able to take advantage of the number of players to increase the score by eyes but not long Liverpool reply by Daniel Sturridge.
In the rest of the game, ‘The Red’ did not give up with constantly threaten the MU defense. However, Manchester United managed to survive the aggression Liverpool to secure the full amount.
With this result, MU success away from Liverpool after both teams distance now widened to five points. MU ranked fourth in the standings with 59 points while Liverpool one strip at the bottom with 54 points.
“This is a very important win for us,” said Carrick told Sky Sports. “We were so close (to Liverpool) on board the standings. We gained three points and we were happy with this victory.”
“In the first half, we played well, in the second half was not too good. We probably played better against 11 people,” he continued.
“The situation is so chaotic, and many create errors.”