Brown claims foul after tangle with Drogba before Anelka's match winner

09 November 2009 02:43
Wes Brown claims he was fouled by Didier Drogba in the melee that preceded Nicholas Anelka's winning goal during Chelsea's 1-0 win over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.[LNB]The United defender also hit out at referee Martin Atkinson's decision to award Carlo Ancelotti's team the free-kick which ultimately led to the 76th minute goal.[LNB]Brown insists he was 'held back' by Chelsea striker Drogba and says United did not deserve to be on the losing side.[LNB] Grounded: Brown (floor) tumbles under the attention of Drogba while Anelka (cente) heads home Chelsea's winner[LNB]He told MUTV: 'I don't think the referee played well and we've been let down by that goal. The decision to award the free-kick was harsh.[LNB]'Then Drogba was holding me and pulling me down, obstructing me from challenging for the ball when the free-kick came in the box.[LNB]'The ref didn't see that either - what can we do about it?'[LNB]'It's very hard to take, we played really well. We were the better team.[LNB]'We should have done better with our chances but we definitely didn't deserve this result and it's tough because we go home with no points.'[LNB] Chelsea 1 Manchester United 0: Nicolas Anelka lands title blow as champions are floored by disputed late winner Chelsea vs Manchester United matches remembered: What is your favourite clash between the Reds and the Blues?EXCLUSIVE: England boss Capello ends Michael Owen's World Cup dreamChelsea's diamond worthless as they don't have Kaka-type player - Fergie[LNB]  Explore more:People:WES BROWN, Carlo Ancelotti, Martin Atkinson, Didier Drogba

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