At 1-0 down, Ben Foster made an incredible save from a Robin van Persie shot which should have meant game over for United. I’d argue everyone had that sinking feeling of ‘this is a goal’ only to see the ball still in open play and not in the back of our net.
Wes Brown has today hailed Foster’s save and is chuffed with the great result.
“I don’t know how he stopped it,” said Wes. “He kept us in the game. I think he got his big toe in the way of it! He said at half-time that he felt he should have done better with their goal, so to come out and make some good saves in the second half was fabulous. We came out in the second half and got straight back at them. I think we deserved the goal that Rooney scored although we were a bit lucky with the own goal. But you take anything and everything you can get. It was a great ball in from Giggsy. I’m not sure there was any real danger – I think Diaby just misjudged it and headed it in. It was a really important win. With Chelsea winning early in the day against Burnley we had to keep that gap as small as possible. Beating Arsenal was a great result – we need to keep going now.”