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O'Shea admits Man Utd players upset by ref decisions at Chelsea

Manchester United defender John O'Shea says the players were gutted by the treatment of the match officials for defeat at Chelsea.

United felt aggrieved by Chelsea's eventual winner scored by John Terry.

"We didn't think it was a foul in the first place [Fletcher on Ashley Cole] - Fletch went in and came out with the ball," he declared to MUTV.

"The ref's angle of it and the Chelsea players' reaction won them the free-kick. And then Wes was clearly fouled by Drogba as the ball came in. The referee's position was terrible - he was stood right behind one of the Chelsea players and was too far away to see it.

"Lots of decisions seemed to go against us - I crossed the ball towards the end and Lampard clearly stuck his arm up [to block it].

"It was just outside the box, but the linesman was ten yards away and surely had to see it. The little things just didn't go for us and we're very disappointed in that sense."

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