Andre Villas-Boas refused to let the debate of Manchester United’s penalty debate overshadow our 1-1 draw.
Fergie has blasted the assistant referee for not awarding United a penalty after Steven Caulker challenged Wayne Rooney in the Spurs box but AVB reflected on the draw in a positive manner as we look to push on for Champions League football.
Clint Dempsey’s injury time equaliser gave us the very least we deserved from the match – any sensible football would agree with that.
“Obviously it is going to be debated and debated and I hope it doesn’t mar the game,” AVB told the press after the game.
“During the game we got most of the decisions against us. I prefer to look at this game on my view and United prefer to look at it on their view.
“We take our boost of confidence and the debate is going to be whether it was a penalty because that is controversy and it sells better, but we shouldn’t mar the game and the quality of the game played in these difficult conditions.
“Fortunately we got a point, I think it is credit for the game that we had. We were the best team and created the best chances.
“I think it was probably the worst United game in terms of opportunities, with them having only four. It is a pity we couldn’t win but I’m extremely happy with the draw obviously.”
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