Man Utd boss Ferguson "very happy" with Neville, Evans

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was delighted with the performances of Jonny Evans and Gary Neville in yesterday’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea. “I’m very happy with how Gary Neville and Jonny Evans played,” the boss confirmed. “I think they’ve all done well. There were a couple of moments where Joe Cole got free – once in the first half and once in the second half – but I think we defended quite well.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was delighted with the performances of Jonny Evans and Gary Neville in yesterday’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea.

“I’m very happy with how Gary Neville and Jonny Evans played,” the boss confirmed. “I think they’ve all done well. There were a couple of moments where Joe Cole got free – once in the first half and once in the second half – but I think we defended quite well.

“We maybe lost a little energy towards the end of the game because we’ve still got a few players, like Berbatov, Hargreaves, Park, Ronaldo and Neville who haven’t played all that much football recently.

“They started to tire a little and that allowed Chelsea to break on a few occasions when we should have kept possession of the ball. But everyone worked hard on a hot day.”

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