Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Van Persie substitution was planned, claims Moyes  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Kora - 09/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Kora) Van Persie was on the periphery of matters throughout United's routine 3-0 victory at The Hawthorns on Saturday, and appeared fortunate to escape a red card when he seemed to let his frustrations get the better of him early in the second half



The Dutchman was first cautioned for scything Morgan Amalfitano down from behind, before then making a crude, late challenge on Steven Reid a matter of moments later with United still only one goal to the good



Referee Jonathan Moss opted for a stern talking-to instead of producing a second yellow card, and Moyes substituted the striker soon after



However, Moyes said Van Persie's withdrawal had been decided upon pre-match and did not feel his tackle on Reid was worthy of another caution



"I thought it was a foul, but it did not warrant a yellow card," the Scot told MUTV



"I was always taking him off anyway because he played 90 minutes for Holland in midweek



"I actually told him in the hotel that I'd try to get him off at the right time in the game, so it made the decision easy. I couldn't afford him to have another challenge and give the referee a decision to make.



United's much-vaunted front four of Van Persie, Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Adnan Januzaj all started at The Hawthorns, and produced a more cohesive display as they continue to gel as an attacking unit



Rooney followed up Phil Jones' first-half opener with his 11th Premier League goal of the season, before then setting up substitute Danny Welbeck - who came on for Van Persie - to round off the scoring late on



Moyes was happy with the performance of his forward line, while also reserving words of praise for his defence



"I thought Robin and Wayne were excellent - Mata and Adnan too," he added



"But we also needed a good defensive performance as well, so, all round, I'm pleased



"The pitch was very lively; it was drying out a little bit and it wasn't that easy to pass the ball, but we looked much more potent going forward and looked more likely to score than we have in other games



"I made the point about us trying to attack more and have better play going forward and I think we did that."


 


Kora




  MENA News Headlines
 Mar 2 2015 - Oman's Napco plans USD18.11m capacity expansionMENAFN
(MENAFN) National Aluminium Products Co (Napco) plans to spend USD18.11 million to boost its capacity to basically increase volumes and market share, Muscat Daily reported.The company will install ...

 Mar 2 2015 - Dubai's real estate investors shift to low cost UK propertyMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai real estate investors are now among the largest groups of abroad nationals purchasing low-cost investment property in the UK, according to a new property survey, Arabian Business ...

 Mar 2 2015 - Etihad-staked Air Serbia logs USD3.02m net profit in 2014MENAFN
(MENAFN) Air Serbia, in which Etihad Airways holds a stake of 49 percent, logged a net profit of USD3.02 million for 2014, Arabian Business reported.In its first year of operation, Air Serbia logged ...

 Mar 2 2015 - Dubai's Abraaj invests USD145m in North Africa healthcareMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj Group is set to lead an investment of USD200 million in the new North Africa Hospital Holdings Group (NAHHG), Arabian Business reported.The firm, ...

 Mar 2 2015 - Egypt received USD23b aid from Gulf in 18 monthsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Egypt received USD23 billion in aid from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait in the 18 months since former President Mursi was ousted, Investment Minister said, Reuters reported.According to ...

 Mar 2 2015 - Arab world's healthcare sector wastes USD40b annuallyMENAFN
(MENAFN) Half of the estimated USD80 billion annual governments spending on health care sector in the Arab world are going to waste due to widespread inefficiencies, a Dubai health official said, The ...

 Mar 2 2015 - Zain KSA records USD293.16m EBITDA growth in 2014MENAFN
(MENAFN) Zain KSA posted improved financial results hitting USD293.16 million in EBITDA in 2014, up from USD237.19 million in 2013, marking 24 percent increase, Saudi Gazette reported.Zain's net ...

 Mar 2 2015 - Egypt to attract USD8b of foreign direct investment in this fiscal yearMENAFN
(MENAFN) Egypt is forecast to receive a sum of foreign direct investment worth USD8 billion in this financial year, marking an increase from the USD4 billion last year, Reuters reported.The Egyptian ...

 Mar 2 2015 - Qatar, Mitsubishi to sign USD1.09b hydroelectric dealMENAFN
(MENAFN) State-controlled Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) is set to sign a USD1.09 billion contract to build the Gulf country's largest power and water plant to Mitsubishi, Emirates 24\7 ...

 Mar 2 2015 - Egypt's Edita eyes USD262m initial offerMENAFN
(MENAFN) Egyptian food maker Edita is considering an initial offering of about USD262 million the Cairo bourse, Reuters reported.According to sources, trading is forecast to start at the beginning of ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help