Bayern Munich v Manchester United: Patrice Evra driven by hurt of Barcelona defeat

30 March 2010 10:01
Having shown such force throughout the competition last season, Manchester United fell apart against Pep Guardiola's side in the final losing 2-0, and Evra believes they went into the match "a little too sure of themselves". [LNB]Insisting the team would not allow themselves to make the same mistake again, the French defender said: "The one thing that sticks with me most about last year was the worst moment - that was the Champion League final defeat against Barcelona. [LNB] Related ArticlesBayern Munich v Manchester United: match previewFerguson relishes Bayern contestUnited prepare to face Robben and RiberyLahm: we're not among eliteFerguson defends Vidic over 'terrible tackle'Van Gaal: we are not afraid of Manchester United"That's what has stayed with me because I'm a winner. Barcelona won the final because they played really well. But even so I'm frustrated because I feel we didn't show the real Manchester United - we were just a bit too confident and sure of ourselves and we were caught cold. [LNB]"True we won the league and Carling Cup but missing out on the Champions League had the most impact on me."[LNB]United face Bayern Munich in the first leg of their quarter-final tonight, and Ryan Giggs, the veteran winger who featured in the side's astonishing victory over the German side in 1999, had acknowledge the challenge Sir Alex Ferguson's squad face. [LNB]"We're in the quarter-finals so they're all going to be tough games," he said. "But we're always very wary of team who have a great history in the European Cup. [LNB]"We know what we're up against and we know it's going to be difficult - it always is against top German sides."[LNB]

Source: Telegraph