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MANAGER'S VERDICT: MANCHESTER UNITED

20 September 2017

BURTON ALBION manager Nigel Clough was delighted with his team's have a go attitude and with a Lloyd Dyer goal that was the first scored by an away player at Old Trafford this season.

Clough said: "We said to Lloyd before the game that he was one of the few who had played here before and it could be the last time in his career so he should make it special.

"We wanted to have a go here tonight and we did that - especially in the first half.

"We should have had one earlier in the game as we had several very good situations.

"Their quality shone through with 180 million odd quid on the pitch never mind what's on the bench. They are always going to carve you open at will and unfortunately scored with their first two shots.

"We honestly thought that playing the team we did gave us the best chance of a result tonight as they were fresh.

"We didn't sit ten men behind the ball as we didn't want to do that. We might as well try and score and create chances.

"If you had told most of our supporters that Burton Albion were ever going to score a goal at Old Trafford and even play their twice they would have said 'not in my lifetime'. We have been here twice in the last 11 years and have scored a goal now."


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