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Man Utd boss Ferguson defends Foster after another soft goal

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson defended goalkeeper Ben Foster over Besiktas' matchwinning goal last night.

A goal by Rodrigo Tello after 20 minutes gave Besiktas their first win at the fifth attempt in Group B.

Foster was left stranded as Tello's effort rebounded off left-back Rafael and deceived him.

It was a cruel blow for Foster on his return between the posts for United for the first time in a month.

Ferguson said: "The goal followed a deflection off Rafael and we were chasing the game. Deflections off the body have a certain speed and that can cause a problem."

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