Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal, praised his players despite the 0-1 defeat of Manchester City, the Premier League match, at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday (11/02/2014).
Victory City thanks to goals from Sergio Aguero in the 63rd minute. Red Devils closed the game with 10 men following the dikartumerahkannya Chris Smalling in the 39th minute.
"I told the players that will and their incredible work. They can be very proud. Supporters know the players have given everything for their uniforms. But in the end, we did not get the points. In this sport, the goal is always taken into account," said Van Gaal.
"We almost scored a goal back with 10 players playing. We had more opportunities (with 10 players) than the first half. We came close to scoring but not quite able to," he continued.
These results make MU fell to ninth with 13 points mengantong. The City remains in third place with 20 points summarizing, or six points behind Chelsea as the top standings.
"We lost 13 points from 10 matches. Chelsea gained a lot of points, as well as Manchester City. So, we have a problem. We have to fix it and prove it. We'll fix it, it is my promise," he explained.