Sport24.co.za | Zlatan rues missed opportunity

Sport24.co.za | Zlatan rues missed opportunity

Cape Town – Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits he should have scored against Liverpool on Monday night but felt a 0-0 draw was a good result.The 35-year-old Swede headed a glorious ball from Paul Pogba across the face of goal after 54 minutes when an effort on target could have caused problems for Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius.After the match, Ibrahimovic told reporters: “It was difficult. I was chasing the ball rather than attacking it. But I should at least have gotten it on target.”Then again, I was there in the right position and that is the important thing. Next time I will do better.”He added: “It was a good game and a difficult game at the same time, away against Liverpool, who have been beating the big teams. I think it was a good result.”Spanish international Ander Herrera, who was hailed for his all-action performance in the centre of the park for United, has accepted the result but insisted his side went to Anfield looking for all three points, despite enjoying just 35 percent possession and looking content to sit back and soak up the Liverpool pressure the longer the match wore on.He told Sky Sports: “We were better in first half, they were better in the second half. David de…

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