'Odds were against us'
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal declared that he was not concerned by his side's performance after their 0-0 draw at fourth-tier minnows Cambridge United in the FA Cup.
Van Gaal selected a strong team for the trip to the Abbey Stadium, but despite the presence of Angel di Maria, Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie, United could not prevent the fourth-round tie going to a replay.
Although the visitors were 76 places above their opponents in the English league system, Van Gaal claimed that it was actually 11-time cup-winners United who had been playing against the odds in Friday's game.
"Every aspect of the match is against us," said the Dutchman, whose team had overcome third-division Yeovil Town 2-0 in the third round.
"We have to come here, the pitch is not so good, but that can influence also that you play in another playing style.”