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Highlights & Post-Match Quotes | Liverpool FC 2-1 Manchester United -- FA Cup Round 4


The following video -- which is from the same host as the one above -- may provide better viewing clarity for those in the United States:

<a href="" mce_href="" target="_new" title="">FA Cup: <a class='sbn-auto-link' href="" mce_href="">Liverpool</a>/Man Utd</a>


Sir Alex Ferguson | MUFC manager (courtesy of MUTV)

(Overall thoughts on the result and on United's performance...) "I don't know how we lost it. It was a really good performance from us. That can happen in the FA Cup though - you can have one bad break against you and you lose the game. It's a sudden death situation which we've experienced many times over the years and anything can happen. It's a bad blow though because we didn't deserve that. I'm pleased with my players. They performed very well, dominated the game and played good football. They didn't deserve to be beaten at all. We maybe should have won the game - we were the better team. But that's FA Cup football I'm afraid and it's not the first time it's happened. To lose it is a devastating blow."

(On the two goals conceded by United...) "Both goals were avoidable. We didn't do well - we had too many defenders in and around the goalkeeper for the first one and the second one was just one of those lucky breaks you get."

(Further thoughts on the match...) "Some of our possession and movement off the ball was very good and the equaliser was a great finish from Ji-sung Park. I thought that put us in the driving seat. I was looking to win it [in the second half] - that's why I put Chicharito on. He gives you that thrust and pace round the edge of the box which is always difficult to handle. To lose the game is hard to believe really."

Park Ji-sung | MUFC midfielder (courtesy of MUTV)

(On United's approach to the match...) "We controlled the ball which is what we wanted before the game. We did that well but that couldn’t get the win for us. In the team meeting, we talked about trying to keep possession and then make chances. We did that and that’s why we played very well. But then we lost concentration for a moment and ended up giving them the goal to make it 2-1. Everyone was quiet afterwards because we all feel disappointed."

(On moving forward from this defeat...) "We must quickly forget about this game, move on and look to the future. We still have the Premier League and the Europa League to focus on."