"That home record that they had has been a great advantage to them over the years," Ferguson said yesterday. "That impregnable home record was becoming a big thing for opponents, a big task to go to that kind of venue. We were ten minutes away from ending it when we went there a few weeks ago.
"I would have been happier if we had done it, of course, but I think that Liverpool winning there makes it a different picture for everyone altogether. They have lost seven points at home already this season, Chelsea."