Sunday, December 17, 2006

WEST HAM UNITED v MANCHESTER UNITED - FERGUSON DEMANDS KILLER TOUCH

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has urged his team to find the killer touch if they are to secure their Barclays Premiership title dream. Although United have dropped points in only three of their 17 league outings so far, Ferguson is growing increasingly concerned about their failure to take chances. The Red Devils chief points to a series of away fixtures - at Sheffield United and Middlesbrough in particular - where his side have made life unnecessarily hard for themselves, while against Reading a weakness in front of goal cost them two precious points. Probably the most glaring example of their inadequacy came in the Champions League encounter at Celtic, when United dominated and earned themselves a last-minute penalty, yet still ended up on the wrong end of a single-goal defeat.

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