Ferguson says Man Utd players "embarrassed" by poor finishing at Norwich

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson feels his players were "embarrassed" by their finishing in victory at Norwich City.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson feels his players were "embarrassed" by their finishing in victory at Norwich City.

United needed a late goal from Ryan Giggs to ensure the three points.

Ferguson, who confirmed duo Wayne Rooney and Tom Cleverley were ruled out of England's friendly against Holland on Wednesday through illness and injury, said: "I think the players were probably a bit embarrassed with the chances they missed, they know they should have done better during the game, and that is irrespective of Norwich being the better team.

"They just kept crossing that ball into the box. Without Rio Ferdinand, Jonny Evans and (David) De Gea, we would have been down. They were brilliant the three of them.

"Norwich deserved a point today and it was a great goal they scored, but at that moment you saw us as Manchester United.

"I am sure this result will have an impact [on the season].

"Everyone knows we never give in, no matter who plays us, they know they will have to play right to the death."

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