Man Utd fullback Evra: We must be happy with Spurs point

Manchester United fullback Patrice Evra says they can be pleased with their draw at Tottenham.

Manchester United fullback Patrice Evra says they can be pleased with their draw at Tottenham.

Twice Heurelho Gomes was forced into full-length saves from Wayne Rooney shots, while Edwin van der Sar barely broke sweat at the other end.

“You need to be honest,” Evra told MUTV. “It was a good point because Tottenham played very well. It’s not easy to come to Tottenham and win so I think this is a good point.

“After yesterday’s results it was very important we didn’t lose. We came here to win but you need to give Tottenham credit – they played well.”

Evra played his part in helping restrict Tottenham largely to speculative shots from distance, while Rio Ferdinand and, in particular, Nemanja Vidic, were superb in the heart of the defence.

“The boss was very pleased with all the defenders and Rio and Vida were amazing and won a lot of headers,” Evra revealed. “That was important for us. In general, everybody did a good job and that’s why we’re happy with this point. We defended well, which is important if you want to win the title.

“People always say Aaron Lennon gives me a difficult game but I think they’ve only watched the Carling Cup final [from 2009]. If you watch the games since then I don’t think Lennon has beaten me once. Today he didn’t score and he didn’t make an assist; I think I did a good job and I’m happy with my performance.”

 
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