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Gary Neville admits Manchester United suffer bad European hangovers

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12 Apr 2010 10:45:25

Gary Neville admits Manchester United suffer bad European hangovers

Gary Neville was left counting the cost of Manchester United's European exit as they handed the advantage to Chelsea in the race for the Premier League title. United crashed out of the Champions League to Bayern Munich last week before being held to a goalless draw at Blackburn on Sunday. The result leaves Chelsea in pole position, a point clear of United with a game in hand, and the Red Devils have now dropped 17 points in games following a Europeran fixture. Up against it: Neville and United couldn't find a way past Blackburn Sir Alex Ferguson's side lost to Chelsea just days after going down in the first leg of their tie against the Bundesliga giants in Munich two weeks ago. Neville said: 'Losing 2-1 at home to Chelsea in the league was a big disappointment for us. We had lost in Munich earlier in the week and playing after European games has been a problem. 'To lose to Chelsea and lose our position at the top of the league, and then be knocked out of the Champions League, is the worst thing that could have happened. 'At a club like Manchester United we do have great highs but because we compete in the biggest competitions we do suffer sometimes as well.'  Didier Drogba: Premier League title is in our grasp after United's slip-up Blackburn 0 Man United 0: Weary Red Devils fall flat and run out of ideasSir Alex Ferguson admits Manchester United have handed Chelsea the titleFabio gets Sporting chance as United youngster is primed for Lisbon loanDes Kelly: Why did we flop in Europe? Look who spent the money...MANCHESTER UNITED FC


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