6 May 2009

Ferguson praises quick start

6:53 pm on 6 May 2009

The Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has praised his side's emphatic start as the key to its 3-1 Champions League semi-final win over Arsenal this morning.

The defending European champions were up 2-nil inside eleven minutes at the Emirates Stadium - effectively killing off any hopes of an Arsenal fightback.

Chelsea host Barcelona in the other semi-final second leg tomorrow morning.