Man Utd's Ferguson: West Ham striker Carroll should have seen red
"I think it's obvious, I don't think we need to dwell on that, it's an obvious red card but the referee has seen it differently," he told Sky Sports 2.
"We know how they play, the ball is in the air most of the time. You've got to defend those things and they're very, very aggressive so you hope there's a strong referee. I'm not so sure we got that tonight."