Di Matteo satisfied with point

29 August 2009 09:16
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Roberto Di Matteo admitted he could not be too disappointed following West Brom's 2-2 draw with Sheffield United.[LNB] The Baggies were twice pegged back after taking the lead and David Cotterill's controversial late penalty rescued a point for the Blades.[LNB]Di Matteo was nevertheless satisfied to claim a draw from a difficult trip to Bramall Lane as West Brom moved to the top of the table.[LNB]He said: "I thought we did well because Sheffield United are a good team, especially at home, who make your life very difficult.[LNB]"We showed resilience and twice went ahead. It was a bit disappointing to concede two goals, especially the first equaliser so soon after we scored, but we can't be too disappointed because we're still unbeaten."[LNB]Di Matteo refused to be drawn on the penalty incident which saw the home side level late on.[LNB]"I can't comment too much, otherwise I'll get banned, but it's very hostile place and the supporters make it difficult for referees."[LNB]Blades reactionSheffield United assistant manager Sam Ellis praised the character of his players after they twice fought back from behind.[LNB]"It shows you what we're made of when we have to come from behind," said Ellis.[LNB]"To show the courage and the effort we did to get back in to the game is the basis of what our side's built on.[LNB]"The goals we let in weren't up to the standard of our normal defensive play, but nobody's perfect."[LNB]Regarding the penalty, Ellis added: "There is no controversy as far as we are concerned. I don't know if it was one player or two who tripped Darius Henderson up."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports