Manchester United 1-2 Crystal Palace: Ambrose great-strike, Macheda, Murray scored
Manchester United have bowed at home. Facing the Crystal Palace in the English League Cup quarter-finals, Manchester United defeated 1-2 and declared eliminated.
In a match that took place at Old Trafford Stadium, Wednesday (30/11/2011) , MU appear relatively more dominant since the first half. Statistics noted, the direction of Sir Alex Ferguson's squad that won control of the ball up to 60%.
Nevertheless, Manchester Palace difficult to penetrate the defenses. The attacks are built always stopped before it could be solved by Dimitar Berbatov or Federico Macheda.
Fergie then enter Ravel Morrison, replacing Berbatov, early in the second round to shore up the front lines. This option makes the attack proved to be more 'Red Devils' lives.
MU then won control of the ball up to 75%, and Morrison himself had a chance in the second half. However, his shot from inside the penalty box could still be blocked by goalkeeper Lewis Price.
Macheda could also get a chance on 61 minutes but his shot from outside the box is still soaring.
Have not provided meaningful change, Fergie then enter Paul Pogba to balance the midfield. Nevertheless, the Palace that was driven by Wilfred Zaha actually winning it first.
Darren Ambrose, who had entered early in the second half, was guarded in the front area of the forbidden box MU. He also released a hard kick to the upper right corner of Chelsea's goal and entered. Palace winning 1-0 in the 65th minute.
However, the advantage Palace only lasted three minutes. Macheda was dropped in the box and MU was forbidden to get a penalty. Macheda himself an executor can not throw gratuitous occasion and change the score to 1-1.
Despite continued pressure, MU remain difficult to dismantle the defenses Palace. Game and then proceed to the extra period.
At minute 98, Palace was surprising host. Ambrose released a free kick from the left side gored by Glenn Murray right in front of the goal guarded by Ben Amos. Palace back ahead.
In the circumstances behind, hit back MU. However, defense kokohnya Palace The Red Devils made it difficult. Manchester United finally had to recognize the benefits of Palace and knocked out of the Carling Cup.
Manchester United: Ben Amos, Rafael da Silva (Paul Pogba 64), Jonny Evans, Chris Smalling, Fabio da Silva (Ezekiel Fryers 37), Park Ji-Sung, Antonio Valencia, Darron Gibson, Mame Biram Diouf, Dimitar Berbatov (Ravel Morrison 46), Federico Macheda.
Crystal Palace: Lewis Price, Patrick McCarthy, Anthony Gardner, Dean Moxey (Darren Ambrose 46), Nathaniel Clyne, David Wright, Kagisho Dikgacoi, Stuart O'Keefe, Jermaine Easter (Glenn Murray 74), Wilfred Zaha, Sean Scannell (Jonathan Parr 45).