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Hiddink slams Man Utd tactics for Euro defeat: No real fight

Former Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has slammed the tactics used by Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson in the Champions League final. "I had no joy watching the Champions League final," said Hiddink in the Daily Express newspaper. "It was boring. There was only one team on the pitch. And it was Barca.

"There was no real fight and it was proof that it's very important to analyse the opponent.

"Barcelona played their own football, but they also knew in advance all the weaknesses of Manchester United.

"Lionel Messi wasn't playing as usual on the right in the attack but moved more to the centre. And Samuel Eto'o moved to the right.

"Those tactical changes showed Barcelona thought in advance how to cause United maximum damage."

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