I was due some luck - Fletcher

30 August 2009 12:39
He thought he got the ball, but if not, Darren Fletcher makes no apology for getting away with his challenge on Andrey Arshavin at Old Trafford on Saturday.[LNB]Fletcher must live forever with the red card he picked up at the Emirates Stadium in May which stopped him appearing in the Champions League final.[LNB]The Scot has taken his disappointment manfully, refusing to be crushed by such a blow. But after suffering such a setback, he is not going to start worrying about the ones he gets away with.[LNB]"I went for the challenge and felt I got the ball," Fletcher said. "Maybe I am due a bit of luck after what happened in the Champions League semi-final last season.[LNB]"These things happen in football. I know I played a bit of the ball and a bit of the man but in the heat of the moment you are not 100% sure.[LNB]"I enjoy the challenge of playing against Arsenal," he said. "I did my usual thing. I got about people and tried to raise the tempo of the game."

Source: Eurosport