Manchester United beat Arsenal 4-1 on aggregate, with their only goal coming from a bad penalty decision. Whilst they were dominated at Old Trafford, Arsenal were played off the park on their own ground, as United secured their place in the second European Cup final in two years.
After the game, Patrice Evra compared the two teams as men against boys, which former red, Mikael Silvestre, hasn’t taken too kindly too.
“I think it is a lack of respect to players like Kolo Toure, Emmanuel Adebayor or Robin van Persie. They are not babies, they are over 25,” said Silvestre. “For sure, conceding a goal early in the game was a blow, but we have to remember that we were without William Gallas, Gael Clichy and Andrei Arshavin. It would have been a different story if they had been there. It is up to us to show next season that Evra is wrong and that Arsenal can win silverware playing our football.”