Saturday, 3rd May, 2014

Ryan Giggs has admitted that Manchester United were "flat" and concedes he is at a loss to explain why, after the Red Devils went down to a 1-0 defeat at home to Sunderland today.

Manchester United had been gripped by a feel-good factor following Giggs' appointment as interim manager, brushing aside Norwich City last week 4-0.

But Sunderland had no intention of folding as Norwich did and grabbed the lead through Sebastian Larsson in the 30th minute, then successfully navigating the remaining 60 minutes to claim victory.

And Giggs admits Manchester United were far from their best.


"I feel flat. The players were flat and I don't know why. Credit to Sunderland they are in good form, and they created the best chances. We lacked that bit of quality in the final third", the Welshman said via the BBC.

"We were putting five or 10-yard passes astray and if you do that in the Premier League you get punished. We've had a problem at home all season, it's not been good enough.

"I can't tell you anything about the next manager, I am just concentrating on the next game.

"The quality is still there in the dressing room but we didn't show it."

Manchester United remain seventh in the Premier League, with 60 points from 36 games.

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