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Emotion in goal celebrations shows how much the FA cup means, says Vidic

Manchester United captain, has claimed that the teams goal celebrations after Robin van Persie netted the 90th-minute equaliser against West Ham showed how much they want to win the FA cup this season after not doing so since 2004.

Not just the team, but, Sir Alex Ferguson showed plenty of emotion on the side lines after the fantastic move from Ryan Giggs and Robin van Persie’s cool finish.

Nemanja Vidic played the full 90-minutes against West Ham at Upton Park, not only that but saved United in the first-half after clearing the ball off the line.

Vidic said:

“We believe it’s important. We haven’t won the trophy for the last eight years and it’s a trophy we’re looking to win.

“We showed that in how we celebrated the goal, and I’m hoping at home it will be a different game. I think we have a big squad and we can manage to have one more game.”

“We always know that on set-pieces they [West Ham] are a tough team to play against and eventually today they scored two against us from crosses

“They scored from the second ball which we should look at again, and we are definitely a bit disappointed. It’s something to talk about. We have the height in the team, we should deal better with that, but most important is that we managed to stay in the game and I believe at home it’s going to be a different game.”

The draw was made yesterday and Manchester United will face either Fulham or Blackpool at Old Trafford should they beat West Ham in the replay next Wednesday evening.

Sir Alex Ferguson said:

“We want to stay in the competition and have a go at winning it, we’ve had some terrible draws over the years and been knocked out early, we don’t enjoy that.

“For us to be losing 2-1 in that game was amazing given the chances we created and the football we played.”


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By RedManc

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