Wenger cries foul

LONDON - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims Manchester United tried to kick Arsenal out of their stride by playing "anti-football" in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Gunners.

LONDON - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims Manchester United tried to kick Arsenal out of their stride by playing "anti-football" in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Gunners.

Wenger was infuriated by the way United set out to disrupt Arsenal's smooth passing game by flying into tackles.

The French coach seemed to be particularly angered by United midfielder Darren Fletcher's challenges, but stopped short of accusing the Scot by name.

"I have seen a player who plays on the pitch only to make fouls," he said. "For me, this is a point that is more urgent than diving." - Sapa-AFP

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