United were dumped out of Europe after Nani's dismissal helped Real storm back from 1-0 down to win 2-1.
According to Ferguson, Real were so embarrassed by the red card that “a couple of their players did apologise’’.
He said: “Cristiano Ronaldo was great. He came into the dressing room after the game and sat with the players. It was good. He said that himself [that United were unlucky]. I don’t think Arbeloa was that bad. He didn’t stay down too long. He got up. Sergio Ramos was the one that really influenced the referee, maybe.
“Nani’s disappointed. He probably has that feeling of guilt but I don’t think he did anything wrong. It’s hard to keep your faith when you see these things happen. That’s three European Cups we’ve been knocked out of due to refereeing decisions. We’d have won two of them. I have no doubt about that.”
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