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Sir Alex Ferguson: Fernando Torres tried to get Manchester United's John O'Shea sent off

Dimitar Berbatov’s hat-trick, the first by a United player against Liverpool for 64 years, proved a gilt-edged highlight of the home side’s victory. But United almost threw the win away, having allowed Liverpool to cancel out their 2-0 lead with a penalty and free-kick from Steven Gerrard.

Gerrard’s second goal was from a free-kick awarded by referee Howard Webb following O’Shea’s challenge on Torres on the edge of the penalty area. As the last man, O’Shea was lucky to escape with a yellow card, but Ferguson claimed Torres did his best to see the Irishman dismissed.

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sokrates4387d ago

I think Ferguson is wrong on this one. Torres had a spontanoues reaction, and thats about it. Torres is a fair player, who fits perfectly in the english culture for fair play.

RedDevils4386d ago (Edited 4386d ago )

fair play my ass he been diving in the world cup, and always try and get player send off, he total loose my respect in the WC who got the Chilean captain send off, what a pussy

KazumaKiryu4386d ago

funny, he forgets to mention anything about nani's antics

kulka4386d ago

Yeah United is a team of divers they recruit their players at a local swimming pool Rooney, ronaldo, Nani and many more are well known divers